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‘Oppenheimer’ star Cillian Murphy rips his 2005 film ‘Red Eye’: ‘Not a good movie’

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“Oppenheimer” star Cillian Murphy rips into his 2005 movie “Red Eye” in GQ magazine’s latest March cover story.“I love Rachel McAdams and we had fun making it,” Murphy told GQ. “But I don’t think it’s a good movie.

It’s a good B movie.”In the psychological thriller, directed by Wes Craven, Murphy plays Jackson Rippner, who’s seated next to Lisa Reisert (McAdams) on a red-eye flight from Dallas to Miami — and whose evil terrorist intentions are revealed once the plane takes off when he tells her he’s going to assassinate the US deputy head of Homeland Security.“When I was a younger actor, I was really, really hard on everything that I was in,” said Murphy (“Peaky Blinders”).

I hated watching myself. I hated looking at myself on-screen.“I remember when I saw [‘Red Eye’] It was like, ‘Oh, that’s kind of a schlocky B movie.’ Rachel McAdams is excellent in it,” he said. “But I didn’t think I gave a very nuanced performance in it.“But listen, if people love the movie then that’s great,” he went on. “I’m pleased with that.

I’m less hard on myself now when I look at stuff.“I’m less hypercritical of my work. But that’s probably a hangover from that, to be honest.”But, he added, there was one element about his role in “Red Eye” that caught his attention.“I think it’s the duality of it.

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