Two young British soldiers during the First World War are given an impossible mission: deliver a message deep in enemy territory that will stop 1,600 men, and one of the soldiers' brothers, from walking straight into a deadly trap.
A charismatic New York City jeweler always on the lookout for the next big score makes a series of high-stakes bets that could lead to the windfall of a lifetime. Howard must perform a precarious high-wire act, balancing business, family, and encroaching adversaries on all sides in his relentless pursuit of the ultimate win.
Another movie, A Cry in the Dark (1988), dealt with a similar story of a wife and husband who were falsely accused and sent to prison for murdering their baby. This Australian film was based upon a true story and showed how the media turned the public against the parents. Ultimately, law enforcement discovered that the child was killed in a dingo attack. Meryl Streep was nominated for Best Actress for her role as the mother. See more »
The arcade early in the film features three Galaga machines. Sounds effects are heard from Galaga in the arcade long before anyone starts playing one of the machines. See more »
I'm not a real fan of slow paced long movies... unless they are made by Mr. Eastwood. He captures every tense moment, facial expression, or still scene, and manages to fill in more about the story he is telling. Casting was perfection! Paul Walter Hauser needs awards for his performance. Kathy Bates and Olivia Wilde were on point, as was Sam Rockwell and Canadian wannabe Jon Hamm - who is awesome in his TV commercials lol! Directing was perfect, cinematography great, score in line, and the writing was good. Very enjoyable film and I recommend it. It's a well deserved 9/10 from me
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