Clever comic thriller which takes the old concept of spies in love and gives it a novel twist by having its characters – ex-MI6 agent Clive Owen and ex-CIA agent Julia Roberts – dealing not with international intrigue but with corporate espionage, the new frontier. This premise isn't a big surprise, as it comes from writer-director Tony Gilroy: his last… read more!
Movies Directed by Tony Gilroy (in alphabetical order)
George Clooney plays the protagonist of the title, a "clean-up man" at a high-powered New York law firm whose job is apparently to cover the butts of the firm's clients whenever one of them gets into personal trouble. His latest assignment: hush up one of the firm's own partners, Arthur Edens (Tom Wilkinson, fine as usual), who has gone off… read more!