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Happy New Year, crap I’m late for this holiday too. Whatever, happy Tuesday too everyone! This week’s pick is American Made, a true story staring Tom Cruise.
Barry Seal, a TWA pilot, is recruited by the CIA to provide reconnaissance on the burgeoning communist threat in Central America and soon finds himself in charge of one of the biggest covert CIA operations in the history of the United States. The operation spawns the birth of the Medellin cartel and almost brings down the Reagan White House. – Universal Pictures
I might be a bit biased here because I tend to enjoy Tom Cruise films but American Made is a blast. American Made teams up director Doug Liman and Tom Cruise once again, if you haven’t seen Edge of Tomorrow please go ahead and see it. This movie is action packed and funny. American Made is filmed in a documentary style way which certainly makes the fact that it’s a true all the more believable and this story is crazy. This film is technically educational since it’s a true story so why not buy it. You might learn something, like how to smuggle drugs.
Included with the Blu-ray:
- Blu-ray Disc
- Digital HD
- Special Features
- Deleted Scenes
- American Storytellers – The American Made filmmakers share their thoughts on the appeal of their film as another important American story to be told.
- Cruise and Liman: A Conversation – Tom Cruise and Doug Liman discuss the making of American Made.
- In the Wings – Sarah Wright Olsen, Caleb Landry Jones, and Domhnall Gleeson discuss their characters.
- Shooting American Made – A behind-the-scenes look at the making of the film.
- Flying High – Tom Cruise and Doug Liman discuss the aerial stunts in the movie.
- The Real Barry Seal – Aaron Seal reflects on his father’s life.
You can buy American Made here.
Also available this week:
- Battle of the Sexes
- Brad’s Status
- Love Beats Rhymes
- A Question of Faith
- Rebel in the Rye
- The Teacher
Alright see you next week! Make sure to stay penny wise so you can buy next week’s pick.