Today Paul watches, shock, another documentary. This time Whitey: United States of America v. James J. Bulger, about the infamous gangster’s trial for the murders committed during his reign of terror in 1970’s Boston.
Ricky Gervais’ latest film is a Netflix Original, in Special Correspondents. Eric Bana and Vera Formiga join Gervais in this satire about two radio employees faking their way through an Ecuadorian conflict.
On this edition we discuss the film Keanu. Keanu is an action-comedy created by Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele, of the popular Comedy Central show Key & Peele. The action-film parody features two friends posing as gangsters in order to infiltrate a gang and get back an adorable kitten.
00:01:44 Film Discussion
00:24:15 Final Rating
00:26:22 Film Recommendations
00:29:59 Spoiler Talk
Penned by the ever-polarizing Max Landis, American Ultra was a box-office bomb and panned by critics. Paul watches this film for his movie-a-day to see if it really is as bad as all that. Spoiler, it’s not.
Today on SWG’s Movie-A-Day Paul watches the documentary Team Foxcatcher, about the wrestling training team of the same name founded by the infamous John du Pont. His increasingly paranoid actions are documented through home movies and interviews with wrestlers who lived and trained on the compound, as well as the family of Dave Schultz.