Does anyone else feel like they need a change of pace? The coronavirus crisis has us constantly connected to the media, fixated on any updates in a historic pandemic that has touched us all. In other crises, we had means to escape the stress by going to entertainment venues, but in the present crisis, those have to come to us. Over the next few weeks, I hope to give some hints as to which of those to embrace — and which to avoid like the … well, you know.
This past weekend, we had the opportunity to watch two films which did have theatrical runs and are now available on demand for rental or purchase. The first and best of these was The Good Liar, starring Helen Mirren, Ian McKellen, and Jim Carter. Can a con man tell when he’s being conned?