Subject: Re: THE LIMEHOUSE GOLEM (no spoilers)
On 11/9/2017 5:27 PM, william ahearn wrote:
> On Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 4:06:20 PM UTC-5, moviePig wrote:
>> 1880s London, and its murky streets teem with bawdy revelry and murder
>> most foul. Unjustly disgraced detective Bill Nighy is assigned to
>> capture THE LIMEHOUSE GOLEM, whose grisly killings defy logic or
>> pattern. Nighy's mere presence in this nice production ought to have
>> been enough to sustain me, but alas, the script seeks to wrap a baker's
>> dozen of social injustices into its half-baked murder mystery. I never
>> had enough time to care about any of them. Minimally recommended.
> Bill Nighy used to be enough. Not any more.
Part of that was his ability to choose material, which let him down,
here. This flick even has Eddie Marsan in a supporting role. And the
screenplay is from a novel, which usually abets both coherence and
dialogue. It all must've looked pretty good on paper...
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