The Report
First screened in November 2019
Director: Scott Z. Burns. Cast: Adam Driver, Annette Bening, Jon Hamm, Linda Powell, Ted Levine, Corey Stoll, Michael C. Hall, Maura Tierney, Douglas Hodge, T. Ryder Smith, Daniel London, Jennifer Morrison, Scott Shepherd, Matthew Rhys, Joanne Tucker, Carlos Gómez, Tim Blake Nelson, Guy Boyd, John Rothman, Victor Slezak, Zuhdi Boueri, Fajer Al-Kaisi, Ratnesh Dubey, Dominic Fumusa, Evander Duck Jr. Screenplay: Scott Z. Burns.

Twitter Capsule: Dreary not just in its subject, which it struggles to dramatize—much less to render in cinematic terms. Actors trapped.

Second Capsule: One of those Trouble with the Curve situations where a major auteur's close associate gets to direct but makes no case that he's up for it.

VOR:   Strenuous redactions and suppressions of this report, including by a bored national media, make this testimony valuable. But as cinema? Nope.

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Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: D+

Golden Globe Nominations:
Best Supporting Actress: Annette Bening

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