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Over-Simplified Saga: Tom Cruise Makes ‘American Made’ Watchable, but the Film Tries to Cover Too Much

The messed-up life of pilot Barry Seal gets a movie that’s not messed up enough in American Made, a sufficiently entertaining film that plays it a little too safe. Drug cartels and Iran Contra are played for laughs—in a story that should not be very funny. The movie winds up being moderately enjoyable thanks to […]