Movie review: Suspenseful 'Beirut' follows a fictional hostage drama in the 1980s

“Beirut” is a suspenseful thriller that follows the fictional story of a career diplomat who is called into a dangerous hostage negotiation to save an old friend.

Joshua Terry is an award-winning writer and photographer who also teaches English composition for Weber State University. He has written weekly film reviews for the Deseret News since 2013.