Movie Guide

  • 2017-11-29

Suburbicon (2017) – in cinemas from Friday, Dec 01

Directed by George Clooney and written by Clooney, Joel Coen, Ethan Coen and Grant Heslov, Suburbicon is a crime comedy that follows a mild-mannered father who must face his demons after a home invasion shakes his quaint neighborhood in 1959. The film stars Matt Damon, Julianne Moore and Oscar Isaac.

Suburbicon is a peaceful, family-centered, all-white utopia of manicured lawns and friendly locals, an idyllic suburban community with affordable homes, the perfect place to raise a family. A simmering tension is brewing, as the first African-American family moves into the idyllic community, in the hot summer of 1959. However, as the patriarch Gardner Lodge (Matt Damon) and his family start catching a few disturbing glimpses of the once welcoming neighborhood’s dark underbelly, acts of unprecedented violence, paired with a gruesome death, will inevitably blemish Suburbicon’s picture-perfect facade. The tranquil surface masks a disturbing reality, as husband and father Gardner Lodge must navigate the town’s dark underbelly of betrayal, deceit and violence. This is a tale of very flawed people making very bad choices. This is Suburbicon. Who would have thought that darkness resides even in Paradise?

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