JamesM has written 1 review for films rated ★★★★½ .

  • Blow Out

    Blow Out

    ★★★★½

    A masterfully crafted thriller that weaves in political commentary without hitting the audience over the head with the message. Without giving anything away, the film is about the corruption that underlies much of American politics and how the powers that be would rather turn a blind eye and accept lies than confront uncomfortable truths. The juxtaposition of Jack (John Travolta's character) attempting to expose the truth of Governor McRyan's death while the world around him is celebrating the Liberty Bell,…