Long Shot is an American film with a romantic genre, with political spices directed by Jonathan Levine. Tells the love relationship between Fred Flarsky (Seth Rogen) who works as a journalist, with a politician named Charlotte Field (Charlize Theron).
At the age of 13 years, Fred had a chance to love Charlotte, who at that time became nanny. But now, the former caregiver ambitious to become a candidate in the nomination of the president of the United States.
The 125-minute film begins the story by showing the dedication of a journalist, who will do anything to get the news, and maintain journalistic integrity and idealism. Because of his attitude, he became one of the victims and had to be willing to lose his job.
The situation is different from Charlotte, who goes about her days with all her busy activities, but must always look good and maintain her image all the time.
Long story short, the two met again at a party, and Charlotte hired Fred, to help him draft each campaign speech.
Over time and with all kinds of conflicts, their professional relationships also mix with relationships that are reminiscent of the past. Fred and Charlotte are getting closer, and their togetherness is always decorated with laughter.
The Long Shot movie can be an interesting show thanks to the wonderful acting and chemistry between Seth Rogen and Charlize Theron. Appearance Fred the journalist who was fat, made not have good taste in appearance, like most journalists.
As if it is inversely proportional to the appearance of Charlize Theron who is just as charming as a government official who is not just beautiful, but also intelligent and has amazing charisma.
Various Games Online dan Offline music of the ’80 &’ 90s reminded the audience to join in nostalgia, one of which was Roxette’s song It Must Have Been Love, and the presence of Boyz II Men became an additional attraction.
Meanwhile, from the visual side, various shooting techniques are used carefully. Nothing is too dominating, so it looks balanced plus a touch of lighting, which is adapted to each location.
Love life and career sometimes become two things that do not support each other, making those involved in it stricken by doubt because it seems to choose one that is prioritized.
Although the Long Shot film shows a little story behind the scenes of the political world, but with a touch of comedy, makes it feel light and makes the audience more able to understand the message to be conveyed. Enjoy watching !