The 15:17 to Paris
First screened in June 2018
Director: Clint Eastwood. Cast: Spencer Stone, Alek Skarlatos, Anthony Sadler, William Jennings, Bryce Gheisar, Paul-Mikél Williams, Ray Corasani, Mark Moogalian, Isabelle Risacher Moogalian, Judy Greer, Jenna Fischer, Thomas Lennon, Jaleel White, Tony Hale, P.J. Byrne, Irene White, Alisa Allapach, Vernon Dobtcheff, Christine Hooper. Screenplay: Dorothy Blyskal (based on the book by Anthony Sadler, Alek Skarlatos, Spencer Stone, and Jeffrey E. Stern). Twitter Capsule:
Inexcusable opening act. Structure and execution marginally improve; ideology does not. POV muddled throughout.
Attempts something different, with thematic relevance, stillborn though the effort turns out to be. Minor even by "Minor Eastwood" standards.