Our Brand Is Crisis

Dog’s Movie House: “Our Brand Is Crisis” Slight Movie Benefits From Terrific Turn By Bullock!

 

 

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Sandra Bullock as Jane Bodine in "Our Brand Is Crisis"

Sandra Bullock as Jane Bodine in “Our Brand Is Crisis”

 

 

 

 

“Our Brand Is Crisis” seems to be striving for a biting political drama mixed with some comedic moments, but Sandra Bullock’s latest seems to have trouble deciding what kind of film it should be.  Is it a political drama, social satire, slapstick comedy, or inspirational film about the emotional growth of a political mover/shaker searching for redemption.  In truth, “Our Brand Is Crisis” wants to be all of these things and the resulting soup has a somewhat diluted quality to it.  That said, this film is not without its rewards, chief among them a powerhouse performance by Sandra Bullock. Continue reading