Screener Squad: Tesla

Tesla Movie Review


Tesla was more than just a forgettable glam metal band from the 80s. I mean, no the band wasn’t, but the guy whose name they stole, Nikola Tesla, indeed lived a fascinating and very American story. An immigrant who came here filled with big plans and the genius to back them up, he was all but shut down by the rich industrialist, Thomas Edison, only to come back at him with his own alternate plans and alternating current. This take on his story stars Ethan Hawke as Tesla and Kyle MacLachlan as Edison and chooses a…interesting path to get to where it’s going. Listen to Chris, Jordan, Lewayne, and Nathan test the circuits on this one.


DIRECTED BY: Michael Almereyda

STARRING: Ethan Hawke, Kyle MacLachlan, Eve Hewson, Jim Gaffigan, Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Hannah Gross, Josh Hamilton, James Urbaniak, Rebecca Dayan, Donnie Keshawarz, Lucy Walters, Blake DeLong, Lois Smith, Ian Lithgow

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