Archive for November, 2008

Rendition (2007)

Thursday, November 6th, 2008

RenditionIt’s interesting to see how real life influences Hollywood’s subject matter. In the 50’s, the nuclear threat spawned a whole genre of monster movies, in the 80’s it was the Russians, and for a few years now we’ve seen a steady stream of movies about terrorism. Some of those have been brainless action flicks where Middle-Eastern terrorists simply replaced their Russian predecessors, but thankfully there’s also the occasional gem. Like this one.
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