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The Counselor

An all-star cast, featuring Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt, Cameron Diaz, Javier Bardem, and Pen‚lope Cruz, sizzles in this "lurid, adrenaline-fueled thriller" (Alexandra Alter, The Wall Street Journal) from visionary director Ridley Scott and Acclaimed Novelist, Cormac McCarthy. A talented lawyer (Fassbender) known for doing the right thing for the wrong people decides to put his connections to the test by diving into a treacherous drug deal for some quick cash. But The Counselor soon learns that having it all could mean losing everything.


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118 minutes


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REVIEW:
A full cast of celebrity favorites and an experienced, wonderful director has all the makings of a fantastic movie right?! Right! Just not this time.
After the movie was over, I sat for the longest time just wondering what the heck. I just didn't get it. I get there was drugs, corruption, and lies... you know the usual... but whatever dots were supposed to connect just didn't and the whole thing became lost to me.
Definitely was not what I would call an "adrenaline-fueled thriller". My adrenaline didn't even flicker. No, this movie was just a big disappointment to me.


1/5

Comments

  1. I didn't see it but there is nothing that draws me to see it either.

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  2. Thanks. I saw this on Apple TV and we thought about watching it last weekend, but we chose something else. I think we'll skip this one.

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