Smart, fast, and funny. I might have played Malkovich's character a little less over the top but everyone else in this ensemble comedy is spot on. I think J.K. Simmons, in two short scenes, steals the show, and Tilda Swinton can never be denied. The Coen Bros know how to write stories and create worlds that unravel into absurdity.
A CIA agent who is currently in the process of writing a book loses the disc containing his only manuscript in this comedic tale of espionage that reunites filmmaking duo Joel and Ethan Coen with Intolerable Cruelty and O Brother, Where Art Thou? star George Clooney.