Suburbicon DVD CoverThere’s more than a hint of Fargo in George Clooney’s latest film as director.

That’s because he’s reworked an unproduced screenplay by the Coen brothers into a satirical exposé on the dark underbelly of picture-perfect, picket fence America. Set in the idyllic suburb of the title during the 1950s, Suburbicon sets out to make a statement on racism (the community goes into meltdown when an African-American family move in) before switching its focus to a neighbourhood couple (Matt Damon and Julianne Moore), and the mystery that unfolds following a violent home invasion.

There’s no mistaking the Coens’ noirish touch, but Clooney’s revision struggles to reconcile its erratic tone. Is it a black comedy, a dark thriller, or a melodrama?
You decide.

Release Date:  7 February 2018
Format:  DVD Blu-ray
   Matt Damon, Julianne Moore, Oscar Isaac

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