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!
Review Summary: Ann says the movie succeeds as good "popcorn entertainment," but it is not very true to the real life happenings and is not an altogether exceptional film.
Plot: This chronicles the story of the 1980 U.S. hostage crisis in Iran, and how a CIA agent pretends to be a Hollywood producer in order to free them. Runtime 120 minutes.
Director: Ben Affleck
Writer: Chris Terrio
Starring: Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston and John Goodman