Cinema Sedgwick
proudly presents our
2018 Winter Film Lineup



Friday, February 23 @ 7:15pm
Cocktails / Short Subjects @ 6:00pm



AMERICAN MADE
UNIVERSAL PICTURES & IMAGINE ENTERTAINMENT - ADVENTURE / DARK COMEDY - RATED R - 2017
Blu-Ray 1080p, 1.85:1
7.1 DTS-HD Master Audio
Color - 115 minutes


Tom Cruise has exactly 2 movie personas. The first is action hero. Movies like Top Gun or Mission Impossible come to mind. The second persona is the comedic, broken jerk like we've seen in Jerry Maguire and Vanilla Sky. American Made is comedic broken Cruise on steroids. Cruise plays Barry Seal, a TWA pilot recruited by the CIA to gather aerial reconnaissance. It's the 1980s, it's Reagan, it's Iran-Contra, it's communist infiltation of Central America, and the war on drugs. After a year or two of mission creep, Mr. Seal finds himself in the unlikely company of Pablo Escobar and Manuel Noriega, running guns and cocaine - and all with the CIA's tacit approval. Things start to get weird after that. Suffice to say, Barry Seal takes a decision to use all the runway, and thus, we get this bizarre, true story. For a young, risk-taking pilot, opportunities abound - and all rules and borders seem to vanish entirely. Some say Barry Seal is a force-of-nature - living just for the adventures. Meanwhile, the rest of us secretly pray for happy landings we can all walk away from!




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