The Accountant – Review

✯✯½

My biggest fears for The Accountant, thankfully, had never come true. Given as I tend to be rather highly critical of how films depict the autism spectrum, I was skeptical that The Accountant would have inaccurately portrayed it in a manner that it’s so Hollywood to the point it’s almost degrading (hence my great disdain of Forrest Gump) but to my own surprise, it was never a bother. Instead, the underlying problem with The Accountant is somewhere else, as it’s just a film caught up so much elsewhere to the point it forgets what creates a consistent flow. There’s potential to be found all around but never at all does the film manage to live up, and instead what The Accountant becomes is one of the most ridiculous films of the year. Continue reading →