And weirdly enough, The Accountant (starring Ben Affleck) is moderately better than the actual Jason Bourne movie that came out this year. From the outset, this somewhat flat-looking action thriller from Gavin O’Connor isn’t done any favors by its own marketing and conception. Because the idea seems to be positioning Affleck as
This week on the podcast, the Now Conspiring team does a fine bit of reviewing. We fill you in on all our burning thoughts regarding Jason Bourne, Nerve, and Batman: The Killing Joke. And as always, we also discuss the latest entertainment and movie news worth conspiring.
QUESTION OF THE WEEK (and you’re required to answer this): What’s your pitch for a show or movie that could come after Game of Thrones, yet still taking place in the universe of the books?
Note: Before you read, it’s important to know that I’ve never been a big fan of the Bourne films. I respect them as important action movies and understand why they’ve had a profoundly positive effect on a lot of people. I’m just not one of them, and I have my reasons. That said, I’m judging