David's Review of The East
It's easy to like a film which you agree with the politics and eco-terrorism, an eye-for-an-eye, let's get the 1% satisfies the anarchist inside. Brit Marling does a very good job writing & starring as a former FBI agent hired by a PI firm to go undercover with a group known as The East. The group, their targets & agenda make for a taunt thriller. Patricia Clarkson has a brief, yet powerful supporting performance as the woman pulling the strings. This is director Zal Batmanglij's 2nd collaboration with Marling after the strong Sound Of My Voice, here's hoping for a long partnership with these two.