‘The East’ actually hits the target dead center

Ellen Page and Alexander Skarsgard in 'The East'
Ellen Page and Alexander Skarsgard in ‘The East’

[rating=4]Starring:  Brit Marling, Alexander Skarsgard, Ellen Page, Toby Kebbell, Shiloh Fernandez, Aldis Hodge, Danielle Macdonald, Hillary Baack, Patricia Clarkson, Jason Ritter and Julia Ormond
Writer(s):  Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij
Director(s):  Zal Batmanglij

“Jane” (Marling) is a former FBI agent who has taken a job as an operative at a private security and intelligence firm, Hiller Brood.  It’s a major player in the industry and its CEO, “Sharon” (Clarkson) wants to make it even bigger.  She sends Sarah on an assignment to penetrate a group of anarchists who call themselves The East.

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