The Infiltrator is based on the true story of Robert Mazur, a U.S. Customs Special Agent who managed to infiltrate the drug cartel of Pablo Escobar. We’re introduced to Mazur (Bryan Cranston) as he wraps up another successful undercover operation.
“There was bad faith and good, honesty and dishonesty, courage and cowardice, selflessness and opportunism, wisdom and stupidity, good and bad on both sides; and almost every individual involved, no matter where he stood, combined some or all of these antithetical qualities in his own person, in his own acts” – Dalton Trumbo in a 1970 speech.
Hollywood’s obsession with remaking great films, good films, and even bad films continues with the remake of Total Recall, a sci-fi thriller based on the terrific short story by the late Philip K. Dick, “We Can Remember it For You Wholesale.”
[rating=2]Julianne Hough, Diego Boneta, Tom Cruise, Alec Baldwin, Russell Brand, Malin Ackerman, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Paul Giamatti, Bryan Cranston Director(s): Adam Shankman Writer(s): Justin Theroux, Chris D’Arienzo and Allan Loeb – screeplay, Chris D’arienzo – musical book
Eighties era rock music. An iconic Sunset Strip club that is struggling to survive. A rock “god” who got his start there who is willing to help. A young girl who followed the seemingly nonsensical advice of others to pursue her dream of being a singer and left small-town USA for Hollywood. A young barback who works at this club, but is pursuing his own dreams of music stardom with his own band. The wife of the newly elected mayor of the city who is focused on shutting that club down once and for all.