- 2h 24min
- Directed by: Edward Norton
- Cast: Edward Norton, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Alec Baldwin
- UK release: 6 December 2019
Lionel Essrog (Norton, who also adapted, directed and co-produced) is a Marlowe-style gumshoe with all the physical and verbal tics of Tourette’s syndrome, who sets out to discover why his boss Frank (Willis) has been shot. Despite a strong cast, the predictable twists and corny dialogue let it down.
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Motherless Brooklyn2 Dec 2019
Edward Norton's well-cast passion project is an intriguing but flawed noir
Motherless Brooklyn has been a labour of love for Edward Norton. He is the writer, director, star and co-producer of a project that he has nurtured to fruition over the past two decades. This is not a slavish adaptation of Jonathan Lethem's novel, as…
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