The American.  103 mins.  R.  Directed by Anton Corbijn.  Written by Rowan Jaffe.  Starring George Clooney, Thekla Reuten, and Violante Placido. Don’t be fooled by the trailers and TV ads for The American – this is no fast-paced, action-packed thriller.  It’s more of a meditative character drama marked by the occasional chase sequence and scenes... Read more »