The Accountant [Movie Review]

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Thanks to Screenbite for inviting me to the premiere of The Accountant, starring Ben Affleck and Anna Kendrick.
Christian Wolff is an autistic, mathematical genius that works as a forensic accountant for various criminal enterprises introduced to him by a mysterious figure known only by "The Voice'.
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A kid with no shirt on and hug by a military guy? This could cost you a jail time and a few whips, man.
Growing up, Chris was denied treatment by his military father and taught that the only way to overcome his 'weaknesses' and 'differences' was to become stronger and challenged everything. Thus, his father put him and his brother, Braxton through various physical training and martial arts to overcome his 'sickness'. 

Chris's involvement with the various crime enterprises has attracted Raymond King's attention but King couldn't find his true identity as the pictures of Chris only shows his physical appearance without his face.
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I think this weapon is a bit too much for the funfair, don't you think, Ben?
Being the director of financial crimes of the Treasury Department, he named Chris as "The Accountant" and recruited Marybeth Medina to help him identify and arrest 'The Accountant' before his retirement. Medina has no choice as King threatened to expose Medina's criminal past if she refuses. 

Via her connections and thorough observations, Medina realised that The Accountant uses various famous mathematicians' names to cover himself and finally able to identify him when she isolates his voice from a video recording, where he was humming a nursery rhyme while on a killing spree of a crime family. 
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Where is the damn toilet when REALLY you need one?
At the same time, The Voice has instructed Chris to audit a corporation where the in-house accountant, Dana Cummings, has found suspicious financial discrepancies. Together, they found that USD61 million has been embezzled from the company. Chris and Dana were positive that the CFO, Chilton was the culprit and decided to report the finding to Rita, the associate of the corporation. Later that nightAt home, Chilton was confronted by a hitman named 'The Assasin' who told him to overdose his insulin if he wants his wife to survive.
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I hope the camera catches my best side from that angle
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OMG! Is that the figure that Angie will be getting from Brad?
And in the morning, Chris was dismissed as Lamar, the corporation's CEO, concluded that Chilton was the culprit who decided to end his life out of guilt, leaving Chris distraught as he had not completed his study on the case.
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I don't think this is a telescope to spy on the neighbors
Will Chris be able to expose the real story of the embezzlement?
Will Medina be able to expose the real identity of The Accountant?

Plot: 4.9/ 5.0. I love the twist that The Accountant has in store. You will keep on guessing the culprit and the storyline until the end of the movie. It keeps you awake throughout the movie.

The Cast: 5.0/5.0. No complaint at all about the cast - Ben Affleck, Anna Kendrick, J.K. Simmons, Jon Bernthal and Cynthia Addai-Robinson was the perfect cast for their respective characters. Ben portrays the characteristics of an autistic person amazingly.

Will I watch it again: Yes, I will!
Haiqal Rawlins
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Sherry
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Thursday, 20 October, 2016 delete

seem nice action movie. shall check this movie at cinema soon.

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Thursday, 20 October, 2016 delete

The movie seem a psycho movie. I going watch this as my favorite actor is in the movie.

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Fadzi Razak
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Thursday, 20 October, 2016 delete

This seems like a very cool movie to watch. I bet my husband would drag me all the way to the cinema to watch this

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Jane Chua
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Thursday, 20 October, 2016 delete

The movie looks interest. Will ask my husband who is an Accountant to watch it together.

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Emily
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Thursday, 20 October, 2016 delete

I actually read the synopsis from another source and passed up watching this movie. After reading yours, I am so intrigued. Will catch it soon.

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Absolute Yana
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Friday, 21 October, 2016 delete

I totally need to watch this....I love this kind of movies..

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Cindy Tong
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Friday, 21 October, 2016 delete

wow i must watch this movie....need to catch it soon...

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Friday, 21 October, 2016 delete

Batman switches jobs and becomes an accountant??? Waahh... hehehe... but seriously.. it looks like a good movie.. won't mind checking it out...

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Wilson Ng
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Friday, 21 October, 2016 delete

when u give that high marks, i really feel like watching it already. so who is the bad guy?

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Ivy Kam
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Friday, 21 October, 2016 delete

Interesting story line, will catch this movie over the weekend with friends :)

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Olivia
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Friday, 21 October, 2016 delete

Got my favourite actor and actress in it! I would like to catch this movie too!

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Audrey Yap
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Friday, 21 October, 2016 delete

Looks like a great show! There's Anna Kendrick so i'm sure its 100% good! HAHA

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carina yeoh
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Friday, 21 October, 2016 delete

Rawlins never bring me go watch punnnnn. hahahah Good movie must watch with good company :P

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Friday, 21 October, 2016 delete

I heard that this is a nice movie, and interesting story line! Must watch :D

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Friday, 21 October, 2016 delete

Thanks for the movie info, will watch soon.

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Pen My Blog
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Friday, 21 October, 2016 delete

I was actually contemplating on watching this the other day and I have to say it sounds good. Cheers to your review Rawlins - I think I just might. Thumbs up for the share!

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Sherry
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Friday, 21 October, 2016 delete

waiting my dear when free to go watch.
missed alot movies lately

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Jane Chua
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Friday, 21 October, 2016 delete

Something interesting to watch. Just show my husband on your review.

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Mable
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Friday, 21 October, 2016 delete

quite like to read your movie review as I did on some of your previous ones before, a good alternative if i know im not going to theatre

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Vicky Teh
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Friday, 21 October, 2016 delete

you make me cant wait to go for a movie date. definitely gonna watch this movie

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MisTan IzZy
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Friday, 21 October, 2016 delete

Heard of it and reviews were quite good! Thanks for sharing the details and now I shall make a move to cinema :D

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Candace Ng
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Saturday, 22 October, 2016 delete

Gotta catch this movie! Especially since Anna Kendrick is in it!

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Baz Tan
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Saturday, 22 October, 2016 delete

Was about to plan to watch this movie this weekend! Thanks for sharing the details.

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Sunday, 23 October, 2016 delete

looks so interesting!!!Should watch it!!

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Shin May
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Sunday, 23 October, 2016 delete

Wow !! this movie got high review from you ! Want to watch this ~

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Sharon Lee
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Sunday, 23 October, 2016 delete

The trailer looks really nice! Hope to watch it when it was release online =D

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Shini Lola
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Sunday, 23 October, 2016 delete

Haven't watch the trailer yet. Seem not bad.

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Isaac Tan
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Monday, 24 October, 2016 delete

i caught this movie the other day too. loved it! so different from your usual action flick. who would have expected such a powerful accountant.

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LeeYing C
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Monday, 24 October, 2016 delete

seems nice movie, will watch it with my hubby! anyway the male lead quite handsome also :P

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Cheryn
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Tuesday, 25 October, 2016 delete

That's a good review. I think I should check it out! Movie night!

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Kylie wenn
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Tuesday, 01 November, 2016 delete

Accountant with gun? Hmm.. Let's go watch movie! Looks good!

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Thanks for the GLAM write-ups


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