Bridge of Spies : Thoughts.

“My name’s Donovan, Irish, both sides, mother and father. I’m Irish, you’re German, but what makes us both Americans? Just one thing, one, one, one, the rule book. We call it the Constitution and we agree to the rules and that’s what makes us Americans and it’s all that makes us Americans so don’t tell me there’s no rule book and don’t nod at me like that, you son of a bitch.”

This is the line that Tom Hanks’s character in the movie tells a CIA guy and this is where i started loving the movie, ah yes there’s the dinner scene too.This definitely has to be Spielberg’s most significant work after Schindler’s List , Saving Private Ryan and Catch Me If You Can, in terms of time frame but not necessarily in that order in terms of a fulfilling movie experience.
I guess Spielberg is in his true element when he gets inspired or deals with true stories.This movie could not have come at a better time either,when its anarchy or something that borders on it is all we see around us, to remind us of the values that bind us together as humans beyond borders.
Spielberg pays the perfect tribute to “The Lives of Others” too, by casting Sebastian Koch as the GDR man here.
Just don’t expect your James Bond spy stuff but,Spectre’s playing on the next screen if that’s what you’re looking for.Yeah this shit’s real !

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