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Michael Fassbender
Brad Pitt
Cameron Diaz
Javier Bardem
Bruno Ganz
Natalie Dormer
Dean Norris
Penélope Cruz
Ridley Scott
Cormac McCarthy
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The Counsellor
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The Counsellor

The Counsellor (Fassbender) is deeply in love with the naive Laura (Cruz) and yet spends most of his working life representing worldly-wise and dangerous drug dealers like Reiner (Bardem) and Westray (Pitt). Tempted by a one-time deal that could set him and Laura up for life, The Counsellor makes a decision...

Ridley Scott finally gets to put Cormac McCarthy on the screen. It’s no No Country, but despite its less successful elements is shocking, powerful and — this just in — more gorgeously written than any movie you’ll see this year.

Reviewed by Mark Dinning

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