Excerpt: Most of us enjoy a good twist, but they only work when you don’t see them coming and this film goes to such extraordinary lengths to pull the plot out from beneath our feet it twists itself into a convoluted knot.
Excerpt: We expect a film about a con man to con us, but it’s not fun here: it’s absurd. This limp thriller might fancy itself smart, sharp, twisty, and probably feminist, but it just made me groan out loud.
Excerpt: It is a rare treat to see this seasoned tandem share the screen so compellingly. Smooth, calculating and involving, Mirren and McKellen seek the absolute truth of twists and trickery in The Good Liar.