"what if pacino and deniro from heat absolutely FUCK" - brimming with horndog energy, sleuth twat Clooney, and a wonderful bristling screenplay
this flick makes mincemeat out of its contemporaries, with charming characters and the kind of action that tarantino wishes he could pump out
soderbergh's best - an absolutely joyful time
a WHAT? THEY'RE IN THIS?! masterclass
Aaron Sorkin simply cannot direct, and he cannot help but let his insipid aw-shucks liberalism reduce labour activists into caricatures. He cannot help but reduce a story about resistant to the police state into a simple 'vote progressives!' parable.
Leftist politics are integral to this history, and rewriting it into a fluffy 'Democrats good, Republicans bad' story dismisses the recurrent violence inflicted by any and all governments.
It is lazy from its direction and writing. It is lazy in its…