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The Lookout-Movie Review 09/25/2010

Posted by Films to consider in American, Movies, Suspense.

The Lookout (American) 2007

Best First Feature at the Independent Spirit Awards in 2008

Written and directed by Scott Frank
Starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Jeff Daniels

Chris Pratt (Gordon-Levitt) is a young man who suffered a traumatic head injury. As a result he has trouble remembering the sequence of events in everyday life. Four years after his accident, Chris attends a rehabilitation program and works as a night janitor. He lives with roommate Lewis (Daniels), who was blinded years earlier in a meth lab blowup.

Somewhat estranged from his wealthy family, Chris has no other friends or social life. A con man befriends Chris and manipulates him into joining his crew of nasty bad guys to commit a crime.

99 min. Rated R. Adult themes and violence.



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