The International (2009)
February 13, 2009
Rated R for some sequences of violence and language
In "The International," a gripping thriller, Interpol Agent Louis Salinger (Clive Owen) and Manhattan Assistant District Attorney Eleanor Whitman (Naomi Watts) are determined to bring to justice one of the world's most powerful banks. Uncovering myriad and reprehensible illegal activities, Salinger and Whitman follow the money from Berlin to Milan to New York to Istanbul. Finding themselves in a high-stakes chase across the globe, their relentless tenacity puts their own lives at risk as their...
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Banks are bad. At least that's what elementary school children must think given the circumstances over the last nine months, and what Sony Pictures wants us to believe so that we'll buy or rent The International
, a movie about a bank so evil that not only does it have the potential to bring the world's entire financial system crashing to the ground but that is also willing to kill people and start wars to make billions of dollars. It makes WAMU look like Shamu. Full movie review »