MONEY MONSTER

Clooney and Roberts are a winning duo in a savvy, pacy, Vine-friendly satire. Involving and funny but tension free with a contrived last act.  _____________________________ Release date: May 27, 2016 (United Kingdom) Director: Jodie Foster Box office: 50.7 million USD Budget: 27 million USD Producers: George Clooney, Daniel Dubiecki, Lara Alameddine, Grant Heslov

PANIC ROOM

This palm-sweater lacks smarts but has panache & tension to burn. It’s a thrilling premise & proves you don’t mess with Jodie Foster!  _____________________________ Initial release: March 29, 2002 (USA) Director: David Fincher Screenplay: David Koepp Editors: Angus Wall, James Haygood Producers: David Koepp, Gavin Polone, Ceán Chaffin, Judy Hofflund