The (slow and gorgeous) American

I saw The American last night with my dad. We are both Clooney fans.

Just had a talk with a younger coworker whose said her and her boyfriend hated it all for the exact reasons I and my father liked it. Chiefly that it wasn’t a typical action film. It was slow (in terms of filming, tracking shots, editing and pacing), melancholy and it really made me want to see Anthony Corbijn’s Control which I had wanted to see but never did. You can really see Corbijn’s background as a photographer come through in the way it is filmed…


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