So here is another bedtime story about a man, who broke his promises, who betrayed the trust of the law and falls into some unlawful machinations, which involve an unbelievable amount of drugs. There is no wonder that he is chased by the most menacing and dangerous villains, the power and bloodlust of which has no description, and terrible secrets, the disclosure of which threatens with some dire consequences. Now, when we got your concentration, you are puzzled. And you wonder – what it might be to get my attention? The new masterpiece by Ridley Scott, “Counselor”, due out at 25th of October, will most likely respond even the most demanding images of the work of cinematic art. The author of “No Country for Old Men”, Cormac McCarthy wrote the screenplay for the Counselor and this fact by itself alone suggests that the film will surely be worth special attention. Trailer of the “Counselor” reveals only the key moments of the story line and does it pretty niggardly, so we can only guess, but the basis is extremely promising. In the memory of the recently deceased brother, Tony Scott, Ridley Scott seems to have surpassed himself.
Predictably, the “Counselor” has a story of a tender and bland, yet very unhappy love, the illusion of a happy life, which is not destined to ever come true, an odd and unfaithful friendship and, of course, dashed hopes and dreams. The “Counselor” would not have anything so tremendously amazing in it, if not for Ridley Scott and his impeccable status of a great director, for Cormac McCarthy and his reputation as a talented writer, and, evidently, for the actors who has been chosen for the leading roles. The hapless counselor, who has been mercilessly betrayed by his fate, is performed by the matchlessly handsome in his dispassionate manner Michael Fassbender, his naïve sweetheart is tremendous Penelope Cruz. Other characters are not yet completely identified because of the mysterious trailer of the “Counselor”, but the reputation of the actors speaks for itself. On the secondary roles wicked Ridley Scott has chosen none other than Brad Pitt, Javier Bardem and Cameron Diaz.
There is no doubt the talent director, screenwriter and cast. We can only look forward to the release of the “Counselor” on the screen, and then run to the theater , hoping to come out enthusiastic and amazed.