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Movie Review: Suburbicon
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Suburbicon
Director: George Clooney
Screenwriter: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, George Clooney, Grant Heslov
Cast: Matt Damon, Julianne Moore, Oscar Isaac, Noah Jupe, Leith M. Burke, Karimah Westbrook
Distributor: Paramount Studios
Rated R | 105
Release Date: October 27, 2017

On the surface, Suburbicon is supposed to be this social satire set in the heart of late 1950s suburbia, where the little quiet idyllic neighborhood is the epitome of the American Dream. Even in the film’s opening, we see a sales pitch that tries to convince the audience that Surburicon is the place to live with its family-friendliness, perfect homes, and genuinely idyllic atmosphere. At this point, the film turns itself into a satiric commentary on race relations. From there it morphs into a murder-mystery comedy. And neither of these plots has anything to do with each other. So rather than working together cohesively, the two plots are at war with each other, making the film feel like it was shot separately and then stitched back up together for whatever this monstrosity is.

Check out the full review for Suburbicon here below.

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‘Suburbicon’ Trailer: Matt Damon Defends His Family In This Dark Crime Comedy
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Paramount Pictures has released the first trailer for Suburbicon. Directed by George Clooney, using a script written by Clooney, Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, and Grant Heslov, the film stars Matt Damon as Gardner Lodge, a mild-mannered father living in a blissful suburbia. But when he uncovers some of the town’s dark secrets, his once friends, neighbors, and co-workers start to go after him and his family. Unable to put up with it, Gardner does what it takes to protect his family. Check out the full trailer here below.

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George Clooney In Talks To Direct Coen Brothers’ ‘Suburbicon’
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George Clooney and The Coen Brothers have a very healthy working relationship. Together, they have worked on four films: O Brother Where Art Thou, Intolerable Cruelty, Burn After Reading, and come next year, Hail, Caesar! But of all those films, Clooney has only starred in them, not directed. So the Coen Brothers’ next project might be that paradigm shift in their working relationship.

There is a new report coming out that says Clooney is in talks to direct Suburbicon from the Coen Brothers, a project that has been gestating for over a decade. More on the story below.

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