The 355 (2022)

Directed by Simon Kinberg

Starring Jessica Chastain, Penelope Cruz, Fan Bingbing, Diane Kruger, Lupita Nyong’o, Sebastian Stan, Edgar Ramirez.

One of those that you saw the trailer and thought that it looked good. I had forgotten about the film when I saw it that it was available on Peacock and decided to see it. I like spy films when they are done right.

The story starts as Colombian police raid a drug deal. Only the drug in this case is a device that can control any system on earth. When a cop gets the device and tries to sell it. Government agencies try to keep it off the street against an organized crime group that wants the device.

I have to say that I enjoyed the film a lot. I thought the plot was interesting and had a good handful of suspense and a lot of good action. To be honest I was going to see another film and thought about starting this one and then I could not turn it off. I think it was because the story took off early and had good twists and the action was good.

The cast is a factor that for me made the film work. Jessica Chastain, Lupita Nyong’o, Diane Kruger, Fan Bingbing, and Penelope Cruz worked well together and all gave great performances. The movie has a good cast overall.

If you like spy films I think this is a good option. It has good action and a good storyline. At least I had fun watching the film.

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