Films: Brad Furman

The Infiltrator

  • 3 stars
  • 2016
  • UK
  • 2h 7min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Brad Furman
  • Cast: Bryan Cranston, John Leguizamo, Diane Kruger
  • UK release: 15 September 2016

Robert Mazur (Cranston) is a US Customs official who goes undercover to infiltrate the drug cartels and take down the notorious Pablo Escobar. Every cliché of the genre is present, from the resentful wife (Aubrey) to the impulsive assassinations, but Cranston is consistently sympathetic and Furman delivers the occasional…

Runner Runner

  • 2 stars
  • 2013
  • US
  • 1h 31min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Brad Furman
  • Cast: Ben Affleck, Justin Timberlake, Gemma Arterton
  • UK release: 27 September 2013

After Princeton whiz Richie (Timberlake) loses all his money on online gambling, he confronts his scammer (Affleck) and is surprised to be offered a job. Despite interesting casting and a reliable director, it's all style and no substance, with flat writing and plot twists that can be seen for miles.

The Lincoln Lawyer

  • 3 stars
  • 2011
  • US
  • 15
  • Directed by: Brad Furman
  • Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Marisa Tomei, Ryan Phillippe, Josh Lucas, John Leguizamo, Michael Peña, Bob Gunton, Bryan Cranston, William H Macy

Adequate adaptation of Michael Connelly thriller.

The Take

  • 2008
  • US
  • 1h 36min
  • Directed by: Brad Furman
  • Cast: John Leguizamo, Tyrese Gibson, Rosie Perez

An armored truck driver attempts to track down the man who shot him during a heist.