Oh, those lonely seniors.
They sit there on a London matchmaking site, typing in their sly little fibs to score another in a series of lunch dates. Hopeful for more. Always hopeful for more.
Then something happens between these two, and a reckoning begins. Both admit the online names were false. To protect themselves, you see. They are …
So much goes will go on between these two in The Good Liar. Well directed by Bill Condon from a tight screenplay by Jeffrey Hatcher, it’s an always tense tale, a mystery that will keep you guessing, a twisty, turning story of greed, love and the depths of the human spirit.
Helen Mirren and Ian McKellen are wonderful as the woman and man who dance the waltz of half-truths and full-blown lies.
The rest of the world truly revolves around their wisdom, wits and wile.
So they think. Or know. Or fathom.
I will not spoil it here, but to say keep guessing. Hit pause when you visit the bathroom.
It’s worth the watch. The payoff is magnificent.