Review: The American

Clooney as an assassin? Sounds like the recipe for a slam-bang action film with a dollop of cool, but that’s not what director Anton Corbijn has created with the very European The American. With the plethora of mindless action films in the last few months, however, I really liked the slow, thoughtful pace of this surprisingly action-free action movie. Clooney plays Jack, a gunsmith, craftsman and assassin. More a character study than anything else, the…Read More