BODY OF LIES (2008 USA)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 4.8|5.0 Starsìììì

Body of Lies—riveting, inspiring, fully developed, WOW entertainment—takes its audience to a place where few can go without a movie to carry them there. Another Director Ridley Scott masterpiece that capably capitalizes on the acting skills of Leonardo DiCaprio and Russell Crowe in its portrayal of Middle East politics. BRAVO for a terrific film.

Storyline

CIA Officer Roger Ferris (Leonardo Di Caprio) tracks terrorist Al-Saleem (Alon Abutbul).

Additional Thanks

Thank you to Director Ridley Scott for directing effort. Thank you to Executive Producers Michael Costigan and Charles J.D. Schlissel for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Ed Hoffman (Russell Crowe), Hani (Mark Strong), Aisha (Golshifteh Farahani), Bassam (Oscar Isaac), Omar Sadiki (Ali Suliman), Skip (Vince Colosimo), Garland (Simon McBurney), and Nizar (Mehdi Nebbou).

Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Yes. Nearly anything directed by Ridley Scott becomes an immediate winner in entertainment and this movie is no exception to that rule. Very well done. Thank you for a quality piece of entertainment.

Ben Meyers

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