Does Hollywood make a difference?

Does Hollywood make a difference?

Sean Penn is an Oscar-winning actor known for his humanitarian work. This year, he starred in The Gunman, out now on Blu-ray, DVD and the like. Penn plays a former government operative whose painful past in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), comes back to haunt him.

Given The Gunman stars Sean Penn AND is set against one of the world’s most volatile and destructive nations (DRC), is it a thought-provoking action film? Can Hollywood make a difference here by revealing to Western audiences what has been going on in DRC? The Big Picture’s Ben got The Gunman in his sights. Watch the video below to see whether The Gunman hit the target or missed by a long, long, long way.

Now Showing: The Gunman from The Big Picture on Vimeo.


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