The Trust Blu-ray Review – Slick & Funny 2016 Crime Comedy

The Trust Blu-ray Review

It’s time for another Nicolas Cage movie this time it’s The Trust (2016). This one also stars Elijah Wood and is a bit of a black comedy. Should you consider picking it up on blu-ray? Let’s take a look, so without further ado here’s my The Trust blu-ray review.

  • The Trust (2016)
  • Genre: Black Comedy
  • Directed by Alex Brewer / Ben Brewer
  • UK Rating 15
  • Discs: 1
  • Released By Signature Entertainment
  • Blu-ray Released: 18 July 2016


Police Lieutenant Jim Stone works at the Evidence Management unit of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. Whilst reviewing some case files he discovers the case of a low level drug dealer who was bailed for $200,000 by a cashier’s check. Jim believes this needs closer scutiny and enlists Sergeant David Waters (Elijah Wood) whom also works at evidence management unit.

Style / Direction

The films directed by Alex Brewer / Ben Brewer whilst Sean Porter is responsible for the cinematography.

Music / Audio Effects

The music is provided by Reza Safinia.

Acting / Characters

Nicolas Cage and Elijah Wood sounds like an odd pairing and you would be right. That said they work exceptionally well together in this black comedy crime thriller. Most of the film revolves around these two characters and it’s really is fascinating seeing the story and their relationship unfold.

Both actors produce fabulous performances ensuring there is never a dull moment.


  • Nicolas Cage as Lieutenant Jim Stone
  • Elijah Wood as Sergeant David Waters
  • Sky Ferreira as The Woman
  • Jerry Lewis as Mr. Stone, Jim’s father
  • Ethan Suplee as Detective
  • Kenna James as Captain Harris
  • Kevin Weisman as Roy
  • Steven Williams as Cliff

Conclusion: The Trust (2016) Film Review

Add The Trust (2016) is your must see list of films, it’s funny and compelling in equal measure.

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Conclusion: The Trust Blu-ray Review

There are no issues to report in the picture quality department being a film from 2016. There are no extras included but I’m fine with that.

Popcorn Cinema Rating: The Trust (2016)




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The Trust Blu-ray Review

The Trust (2016) Film Trailer

For those of you yet to see the film I’ll leave you with a little taster…

Clip may not be representative of the blu-ray version

That concludes my The Trust blu-ray review, I’m aiming to review more Nicolas Cage movies soon. What’s next? Check back soon…

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Summary: The Trust (2016) Blu-ray Review
The Trust Blu-ray Review

Movie title: The Trust (2016)

Duration: 88 mins

Director(s): Alex Brewer, Ben Brewer

Actor(s): Nicolas Cage, Elijah Wood

Genre: Crime, Black Comedy

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Funny and compelling in equal measure.