Friday, December 30, 2016

Movie Night: No Escape
















In their new overseas home, an American family soon finds themselves caught in the middle of a coup, and they frantically look for a safe escape from an environment where foreigners are being immediately executed.














                                                    

                 
I know a lot of people who didn't like this movie, they bashed it for racial and political issues and unrealistic scenes and what not but I just wanted to sit back and enjoy the movie so setting those issues to the side I discovered that Owen Wilson is an actual actor!
Wilson is playing a role where he's cast for something that doesn't make him the butt of the films joke.
Sure, he's not an action hero kind of actor - that's not his strength. However that's not what his role is meant to be anyway. That's what we have Brosnan for. Sort of.
But that's what makes this so great, is that you can believe that Wilson is a father in a desperate situation trying to save his family.
I really liked that Wilson's role was actually serious for once because he's more than just a ridiculous comedy film side kick. He has depth, he has possibility, he has talent. I liked what I saw.
I thought that No Escape was exciting, it was suspenseful, and well worth the watch.