Money Monster
First screened in May 2016
Director: Jodie Foster. Cast: George Clooney, Jack O'Connell, Julia Roberts, Caitriona Balfe, Lenny Venito, Giancarlo Esposito, Christopher Denham, Emily Meade, Dominic West, Condola Rashad, Joseph D. Reitman, Ivan Martin, Chris Bauer, Dennis Boutsikaris, Aaron Yoo, Olivia Luccardi, Genevieve Adams, Anthony DeSando, Greta Lee, Patricia Dunnock. Screenplay: Jamie Linden and Alan DiFiore & Jim Kouf.

Twitter Capsule: Jodie's Globe speech all over again. You can tell what truth it's trying to speak but it convolutes and eats itself.

VOR:   A real and self-conscious chance to Say Something about money, media, and power which the script gums up in steadily more preposterous ways. The look works against it, too.



Photo © 2016 Sony Pictures/TriStar Pictures

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: C–


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