The Accountant ⭐⭐

(In-Flight movie #5) Besides wasting the talents of great supporting actors such as J.K. Simmons, Anna Kendrick (again), Jean Smart, Jeffrey Tambor and John Lithgow, Ben Affleck's portrayal of an autistic assassin/forensic auditor feels more like a Funny or Die sketch and I just can't take his character seriously. Desperately wanting to be a cross …

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The Other Side of Hope (Toivon Tuolla Puolen) ⭐⭐⭐

Indie director Aki Kaurismaki draws a subtle but distinct analogy in his latest film between a Finnish man giving up his wife and business for his dream to open a restaurant and a Syrian refugee who is literally bombed out of Aleppo and seeking asylum in Finland. If you are familiar with the Finnish writer-director's …

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