It’s always nice to see Clooney a little more toned-down in his roles and not simply playing another charming variation of George Clooney. In The American, Clooney stars as Jack, a hit man who wants out of the game, after a job goes terribly wrong. Will he find vindication in picturesque small town Italy? The trailer, with its great long camera shots and dramatic score, has a decidedly slow pace, but still shows promise.
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"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.READ the article