All the holiday movies aside, December is an unusually quiet month for Max. The remaining new movies on Max are very less. But a true cinephile can always find something good to watch in Max’s Warner Bros. Pictures movies and some of the movies borrowed from other studios.
This month, our picks for three underrated movies on Max you need to see in December include one of Matt Damon’s strangest leading roles, a tense modern war drama, and a legal battle with far-reaching implications.
Informer! Based on a true story, but the reality of the situation probably wasn’t as funny as director Steven Soderbergh intended. Matt Damon completely ditches Jason Bourne or any of his previous roles to portray Mark Whitacre, a ridiculous executive at Archer Daniels Midland who gives information about his own company to the FBI.
FBI Special Agents Brian Shepard (Scott Bakula) and Robert Hendon (Joel McHale) task Whitacre with wearing a wire and collecting evidence. Whitacre’s personality is so goofy that it is shocking when evidence emerges that he may be guilty of some serious financial crimes of his own.
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Eye in the Sky (2016)
eye in the sky It was one of the first films to embrace the reality of drone warfare in the fight against terror. When a terrorist group in Kenya is on the verge of attacking civilians, officers in the United Kingdom, including Colonel Catherine Powell (Helen Mirren), Lieutenant General Frank Benson (Alan Rickman), and Major Howard Webb (John Heffernan) debate how to attack civilians. Should they allow drone strikes on targets.
However, the finger on the trigger is that of 2nd Lt. Steve Watts (breaking badAaron Paul), a drone pilot stationed in the United States. Whatever happens, any bloodshed will be in Watts’ hands, but who is ready to make the call of life or death?
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basis of denied It still feels as timely as it did when it was released seven years ago. The film is based on the true story of Holocaust historian Deborah Lipstadt (Rachel Weisz), who in 1996 was sued by author David Irving (Timothy Spall) over allegations that he portrayed her as a Holocaust denier in his books. I was wrongly maligned.
To counter Irving’s claims, Lipstadt must rely on her lawyers, Richard Rampton (Tom Wilkinson) and Anthony Julius (Andrew Scott), to prove that what she wrote was true. Yet as Irving continues to distort the facts of the Holocaust on the witness stand, Lipstadt feels she is being prevented by her own legal team from speaking in her defense in this high-stakes case.
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