How many of you are worried about your job or not making enough money to support you and your family? I bet it is more than a few of you. Well, I just finished watching The Company Men and if you are one of those few, who have been downsized, fired, let go, etc...don't watch this movie. You will just get more depressed.

I know that is not my normal glowing recommendation for a movie. However, I actually liked the film and thought it was done very well - perhaps too well because it was so real. Bottom line this movie is about how the greed of some can crush the ones below them, and to hell with the consequences. The Company Menshows the ripple (and sometimes tsunami) effect when layoffs happen at a company. Sound familiar? Since 2008 everyone has been touched in one form or another with the economy so this movie just brought back everything we first feared, what we have lived through and are currently enduring.

Directed (and written) by John Wells, The Weinstein Company, 2010. Starring Ben AffleckTommy Lee JonesMaria BelloCraig T. NelsonChris Cooper and Kevin Costner.

Genre: Drama

For more of my review: Tired of Previews?

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Tags: Affleck, Ben, Jones, Lee, Tommy


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