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Film Review - The Founder


It’s never easy for movies to portray the cutthroat world of business. Tales of fierce ambition generally require sensitivity to reach viewers, creating a foundation of human behavior to best appreciate dubious financial and legal tactics to come. “The Founder” tells one of the most important tales of hardcore corporate gamesmanship, recounting the rise of McDonald’s, the most successful fast food chain in history. It’s not a comforting story of a dream realized or mission accomplished, but an overview of shady business practices that launched billions of hamburgers. Through screenwriter Robert D. Siegel (“The Wrestler,” “Big Fan”), “The Founder” actually manages to find psychological depth underneath all the scheming and frustrations, shaping a fascinating examination of opportunity born from legal duplicity. Read the rest at


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