The Wizard of Lies
The film is about a series of dramatic events in a thriller where the events are in 2008. Bernie Mardoff, a stockbroker and investment consultant, heads all news headlines in newspapers around the world for what is arguably the biggest financial fraud in the history of the United States. But what would happen to him after the crime was discovered was not expected.
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The Young Folks
May 22, 2017 Overall, this well-shot, well-cast and well-written adaptation is as captivating as it is frustrating.Read in Source
May 24, 2017 Ultimately, however, the movie disappoints...Even with the heartbreak, the Madoffs don't quite make for sympathetic characters. Their riches, privilege, and apparent obliviousness to Bernie's epic deceit prove too much to get past.Read in Source
May 22, 2017 What Wizard of Lies lacks in terms of a broader historical span is compensated for by telling Madoff's tale as a classical tragedy about hubris and human cost - only in this case we watch as the villain's wife and children take the brunt of the toll.Read in Source
Globe and Mail
May 19, 2017 At the end, there is a payoff of sorts for the viewer.
The Straits Times (Singapore)
May 24, 2017 A fine but otherwise plain domestic tragedy about a crime family that never knew it was a crime family until it was too late.Read in Source
New York Post
May 22, 2017 [The Wizard of Lies] achieves its greatest power as a character study.Read in Source
The New Republic
May 24, 2017 The Wizard of Lies is a movie with a terrible name and some mediocre aspects. But great central performances from two icons of the silver screen make it necessary watching.Read in Source
Los Angeles Times
May 19, 2017 As Ruth, Pfeiffer convincingly portrays a pampered woman left with utterly nothing - she's lost her homes, status and, most important, her relationship with her sons.Read in Source
Common Sense Media
May 23, 2017 Dark and dramatic biopic profiles Madoff and his crimes.Read in Source
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Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
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