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The Catcher Was A Spy Reviews

June 20, 2018
Berg was an enigmatic and underappreciated Renaissance Man, and we leave the film not especially enlightened.
June 19, 2018
Despite sterling performances, "The Catcher Was a Spy" ultimately loses its luster in the murk surrounding the man it calls a "walking enigma."
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
June 19, 2018
It's a disappointingly mild period thriller that's light on thrills. Even Paul Rudd, one of the most likable actors in Hollywood, can't rescue it.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
June 18, 2018
The script, by Robert Rodat, skips around in time to elucidate the amped-up drama, but it never gets close to Berg's own character.
January 31, 2018
A very enjoyable middle-of-the-road adventure, especially for moviegoers willing to see just about anything starring Rudd.
January 22, 2018
So much of the nuance and the outright, exhilarating contradictions of a man like Berg are burned off in the exhaust of a roving and disjointed war story.
January 22, 2018
But for a movie that wants to tell you this unbelievable story about a smart guy, "The Catcher Was a Spy" shows its hand with faux-intellectualism.
January 20, 2018
There's a curious lack of credibility and urgency in this big-screen adaptation, the kind of respectable near-miss that can happen when worthy talent apply themselves to a project they're just not ideally suited for.