You leave The East with a hunger to know more and a good idea of where to look. For Marling and Batmanglij that counts as mission accomplished. For audiences, it’s that rare thing these days – a movie that matters. show more
Batmanglij balances emotional tension with practical danger nicely, a must in a story whose activist protagonists can make no distinction between the personal and the political. show more
The East makes for a passable thriller, as 1 percenters get theirs in satisfying, if incrementally implausible ways. show more
I would join these people if I could. People who make their riches off of exploiting the poor, poisoning the planet and it\'s inhabitants should have extremist like these to fear.
Excellent movie! I ******* was out in the main theaters. Best movie I have seen in a while.
There was a slow pulsating whooshing sound in the background throughout the movies. I suspect it was in the sound system (19th & Brdwy in NYC). Very annoying. Two stars off for that.