An action-comedy centered on a fugitive couple on a glamorous and sometimes deadly adventure where nothing and no one—even themselves—are what they seem. Amid shifting alliances and unexpected betrayals, they race across the globe, with their survival ultimately hinging on the battle of truth vs. trust. —IMDb.com
A director known for making sophisticated dramas that chronicle people’s emotional and moral struggles in the face of an often hostile outside world, James Mangold first earned acclaim for Heavy, his 1995 film debut. The poignant and often wordless account of an overweight pizza chef’s (Pruitt Taylor Vince) unrequited longing for a young waitress (Liv Tyler), the film was a success among critics and art house audiences, winning the Grand Jury Prize for Best Director at the 1995 Sundance Festival.
Raised in New York’s Hudson Valley (where he would later film Heavy), Mangold, the son of minimalist painter Robert Mangold, attended the California Institute of the Arts, where he studied film and acting. He broke into the film business at the tender age of 21 as the recipient of a prestigious writer/director deal with Disney. However, he was eventually dropped by the studio for, in his words, refusing to play Hollywood’s “very elaborate chess game.” Mangold subsequently supported himself… read more
Effectively and joyously ridiculous. Cruise plays the unflappably cool spy with aplomb. Diaz plays the the girl caught in his wake with verve and humor. Amazingly, they make this ridiculous, delirious movie work. The CGI bulls, on the other hand; if you can't do it well, cut it out. They were obviously no threat to the actors but they did serious damage to the movie.
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Revu hier soir. On le sait tous que James Mangold est le cinéaste touche-à-tout par excellence, mais cette fois, il est relativement décevant quand il s’attaque à un blockbuster pur et dur.
Tout… read review
Sebagai seorang sutradara, James Mangold mungkin adalah salah satu sutradara yang paling eksperimental di Hollywood. Semenjak memulai karirnya dengan menyutradarai Heavy (1995), Mangold kemudian telah… read review