The Outfit – ABC Film Challenge – Catch-Up 2022 – N (Nikki Amuka-Bird) – The Outfit – Movie Review
Director: Graham Moore
Writer: Graham Moore, Johnathan McClain (Screenplay)
- Mark Rylance (Bridge of Spies)
- Zoey Deutch (Before I Fall)
- Johnny Flynn (Emma)
- Dylan O’Brien (The Maze Runner)
- Nikki Amuka-Bird (Old)
Plot: An expert cutter must outwit a dangerous group of mobsters in order to survive a fateful night.
Runtime: 1 Hour 45 Minutes
There may be spoilers in the rest of the review
Story: The Outfit starts when mild-mannered tailor Leonard (Rylance) helps suit up local gangsters. Richie (O’Brien) and Francis (Flynn) use his shop as a front for their small business hidings. When Richie gets shot on the job, they turn to Leonard to help fix him up.
As the night spirals out of control, Leonard must do everything in his power to survive the standoff. Using his own skills to talk himself out of trouble, to stay ahead of the ruthless gangsters.
Verdict on The Outfit
The Outfit is a spy thriller that follows a mild-mannered tailor as he gets caught up in the middle of a high-stakes night. He finds himself dealing with the local gangsters who have seen their night spiral out of control, turning to the tailor to help them.
This is a movie that manages to keep us guessing about everything going on. Offering up a twist in nearly every single scene in the movie. Never letting us get comfortable with the story that is presented, showing us how twisted the gangster world can become. Mark Rylance is brilliant in the leading role, showing the calm nature behind his character.
Final Thoughts – The Outfit is a smart twist-filled thriller that constantly keeps you guessing.