5 Reasons to See “Bridge of Spies”


End that dull monotonous work week with a bang. Go see an edge of your seat thriller based on the untold secrets withheld for the past 40 years.

  1. The movie is directed by Hollywood’s best known director Steven Spielberg.
  2. It stars one of this generation’s finest actors, Tom Hanks.
  3. This historical Drama/Thriller will keep you guessing the entire time.
  4. Bridge of Spies is made up of complicated characters that you can’t help but rooting for.
  5. Current events today between the United States and Russia mirrors the hostilities during the Cold War. It will make you wonder is the past catching up to the present?

More about Bridge of Spies:

A dramatic thriller set against the backdrop of a series of historic events, DreamWorks Pictures/Fox 2000 Pictures’ “Bridge of Spies” is the story of James Donovan, a Brooklyn lawyer who finds himself thrust into the center of the Cold War when the CIA sends him on the near-impossible task to negotiate the release of a captured American U-2 pilot. Screenwriters Matt Charman and Ethan Coen & Joel Coen have woven this remarkable experience in Donovan’s life into a story inspired by true events that captures the essence of a man who risked everything and vividly brings his personal journey to life.

Directed by three-time Academy Award®-winning director Steven Spielberg, “Bridge of Spies” stars: two-time Academy Award winner Tom Hanks as James Donovan; three-time Tony Award® winner Mark Rylance as Rudolf Abel, a KGB agent defended by Donovan; Scott Shepherd as CIA operative Hoffman; Academy Award nominee Amy Ryan as James’ wife, Mary; Sebastian Koch as East German lawyer Vogel; and Academy Award nominee Alan Alda as Thomas Watters, a partner at Donovan’s law firm.

Thefilm is produced by Spielberg, Marc Platt and Kristie Macosko Krieger with Adam Somner, Daniel Lupi, Jeff Skoll and Jonathan King serving as executive producers. The screenplay is by Matt Charman and three-time Academy Award winners Ethan Coen & Joel Coen. “Bridge of Spies” will be released in theaters on October 16, 2015 from Touchstone Pictures.

Make sure to come back after you watch the movie and let us know what you think. 🙂


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