I’m pretty committed to seeing any Max Landis movie at this point. His new film, American Ultra (directed by Nima Nourizadeh), looks like it has his signature self-awareness and will be pretty fun to boot. Doing a stoner comedy version of the “sleeper agent” story is fresh enough to get me interested, and it looks like there will be plenty of enjoyable violence to whet my bloodlust.
And if this means we get a good comedic performance out of the always welcome John Leguizamo, this film is an instant win in my book.
American Ultra opens on August 21.
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