You’d think pairing up with the inimitable Cate Blanchett was a fail safe move, right? Sadly, you couldn’t be more wrong.
Clooney plays American journalist Jake Geismar, who attempts to solve a mystery in a post-war Berlin even as he attempts to track down his mistress. With Steven Soderbergh at the helm, this looked like a surefire hit. Sadly, the director’s more interested in the period detail than he is in developing decent characters. Poor Cloon.