Critics Consensus

All the Money in the World Is Certified Fresh

Plus, Phantom Thread, Molly's Game, and season 4 of Black Mirror are also all Certified Fresh.

by | December 28, 2017 | Comments

This weekend at the movies, we have a a high-stakes kidnapping (All the Money in the World, starring Christopher Plummer, Mark Wahlberg, and Michelle Williams). What are the critics saying?

All the Money in the World (2017) 79%

There were times in 2017 when it seemed like Hollywood couldn’t go a day without being rocked by a new scandal, so it’s perhaps only fitting that the year’s last wide release should be shadowed by behind-the-scenes drama. When setting out to film All the Money in the World, his account of the real-life kidnapping that grabbed headlines in 1973 when an heir to the Getty fortune was held for ransom, director Ridley Scott cast Kevin Spacey as billionaire Jean Paul Getty. But when Spacey was accused of an array of sexual misconduct in late October, Scott quickly enlisted Christopher Plummer to replace him, rounding up the cast for a rapid-fire round of reshoots that somehow only bumped the movie’s release back by a few days — and even more incredibly, seem to have been seamlessly inserted into the rest of the movie. In fact, critics say Plummer’s one of the best things about Money, which is grounded by his solid work and further enlivened by a tremendous turn from Michelle Williams as Abigail Harris, mother to the kidnapped J. Paul Getty III (Charlie Plummer). While some scribes feel Scott and screenwriter David Scarpa may have bitten off a little more than they could chew in terms of telling a ripping yarn while delving into timely socioeconomic subtext, the end result remains a solidly well-acted drama — and one that deserves to be seen apart from its luridly fascinating production pitfalls.

What’s New on TV

Black Mirror: Season 4 (2017) 86%

Black Mirror proves with its fourth season that the series still has ample source material to terrify fans with technology that is now — or soon could become — an integral part of our lives.

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