Film Reviews for Sophisticated Cinephiles

A movie review podcast hosted by Hollywood critics, Les Roberts and Ann Elder. Each episode contains an in depth analysis of a chosen film. Les and Ann's Hollywood experience gives them the insight to discuss plot, script, casting, and whatever else you might want to know!

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"American Made"

Show Notes: Ann’s appreciation for Tom Cruise as an actor outshined Les’ opposition of the flaws found in the movie’s storytelling.

Plot: This film tells the true story of Barry Seal, an American pilot who became a drug-runner for the CIA in the 1980s in a clandestine operation that would be exposed as the Iran-Contra Affair. Runtime 1 hr 55 min.

Director: Doug Liman

Writer: Gary Spinelli

Starring: Tom Cruise, Domhnall Gleeson, Sarah Wright

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