The Report

The Report ★★★★

In a film about the creation of a 7000 page dossier this isn’t nearly as dull as it could’ve been. Scott Z. Burns really nails this script and makes the interesting—and good—choice to focus on these characters in a purely professional setting. 

It’s no surprise that Adam Driver is absolutely fantastic and carries this on his shoulders. He’s backed up by a very good supporting cast as well with standout turns from Annette Bening and Tim Blake Nelson.

I was honestly expecting this film to bore me to tears so the fact that it’s actually compelling for a large amount of its runtime is testament to how well Burns did in creating interesting drama and dynamics.