Screened Out – Jason Bourne

By : Stephen Miller
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Matt Damon, Tommy Lee Jones, Alicia Vikander, Vincent Cassel, Julia Stiles, Scott Shepherd, Rhiz Ahmed

“We’re still trying to come up with a narrative for what happened,” says CIA director Scott Shepherd in the super-soldier franchise’s fifth flimsy but fun film, Jason Bourne.

Wow… Screenwriters should know better than to script lines like that. Are they just waiting for critics to call them out?

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Screened Out: The Family

By : Stephen Miller
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Robert DeNiro, Michelle Pfeiffer, Tommy Lee Jones, Dianna Agron, John D’Leo

The Family could be one of those great, terrible movies for teaching students lessons about tone and consistency. Because it has none. Sometimes, your only purpose in life is to stand as a dire warning to others. The Family does this as a film.

French director Luc Besson aims to take De Niro’s reputation acting as a mobster and turns it into crass, violent, puerile comedy – meaning The Family means to degrade great actors and their past work. De Niro signed up for it, along with Tommy Lee Jones and Michelle Pfeiffer. Why?

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