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The Founder (2016)

Review by CJ

Director:
John Lee Hancock

Starring:
Michael Keaton, Nick Offerman, John Carroll Lynch

Other notable appearances:
Laura Dern, Linda Cardellini, Patrick Wilson, B.J. Novak, Kate Kneeland

Running time:
115 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
The Wolf of Wall Street, American Made, The Fifth Estate, The Big Short

 

Salesman Ray Kroc (Keaton) has tried selling every fad invention from the Multimixer to the paper cups, but he knows as soon as he sees his first McDonald’s that this is something very different. Ray uses every sales technique in his book to hustle Dick (Offerman) and Mac (Lynch) McDonald into business with him. Soon the McDonalds brothers are left wondering if they did a deal with a man or the devil himself.

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A Nerd Walks into a Fancy Restaurant: Locanda

Review by CJ

Prior to seeing Wil Anderson’s show Fire at Wil at the Comedy Theatre last week, I decided to seek out sustenance. Despite having passed Locanda restaurant, I traipsed down Lonsdale Street only to find the other restaurants I would usually patron were too full or (alas!) closed down.

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