The Company You Keep
Decades after an ill-fated robbery, a former member (Susan Sarandon) of the Weather Underground turns herself in to authorities. While covering the story, reporter Ben Shepard (Shia LaBeouf) discovers that recently widowed lawyer Jim Grant (Robert Redford) was also a member of that particular group. Grant slips by the FBI agents tracking him and goes on the run, hoping to track down his former lover, Mimi (Julie Christie), who's still underground and fighting for the cause.
Release Date: April 05, 2013
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Director Redford has a deft touch around drama. The story is solid if not exciting, interesting if not action‚Äìpacked. It‚Äôs a tad slow at times, but the performances are strong, and the story is intricate. Although it‚Äôs no All the President‚Äôs Men, The Company You Keep is a nice puzzle to be solved... See Full ReviewSeptember 6th, 2013 · Details
Like ‚ÄúLions for Lambs,‚Äù this is a talky film, but the balance this time is more on the side of story, and the non-stop parade of top-tier actors hold our interest. The title is as much about our relationship as long-term fans of these masterful performers as it is about the characters who have been hiding out as they come to grips with their failures and betrayals... See Full ReviewApril 12th, 2013 · Details
Robert Redford delivers one last lecture on ‚Äô60s idealism and passes another baton to Shia LaBeouf in ‚ÄúThe Company You Keep,‚Äù an engrossing thriller about the last anti-Vietnam War radicals still underground... See Full Review
Though it makes a few missteps, it's marked by top-notch performances by a terrific ensemble cast, headed by Redford... See Full Review
The Company You Keep chews on issues of violence in a muffled way, but restraint is not the quality this story was calling for... See Full Review