The Negotiator (15)
Dir: Brad Anderson
Cast: Rosamund Pike, Jon Hamm, Mark Pellegrino
US, 2018, 107 mins
Once a diplomat in Beirut, Mason Skiles is persuaded to return to the strife torn city by the CIA. There he finds himself in the middle of a hostage situation where both sides and other interested parties rather than working towards a solution seem operate out of duplicitous self-interest. An engrossing drama with a sharp script and a star turn by Jon ’Mad Men’ Hamm.