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Film Review - Hangman


I get that Al Pacino just wants to work, keeping a career that’s enjoyed unparalleled critical success going for as long as it can. However, some professional choices have been difficult to understand, beyond the usual paycheck explanations. Joining the likes of “88 Minutes,” “Jack and Jill,” and “Misconduct” is “Hangman,” which is a serial killer story that uses the famous guessing game to energize a tale of murder and mystery, inching moviegoers to the real possibility of a Tic-tac-toe screen adaptation in the future. The screenplay, credited to Charles Huttinger and Michael Caissie, creates a grim mood of “Seven”-style police work, dealing with a macabre villain, but suspense is in short supply, with more tension created by Al Pacino’s overacting than the central quest to bring down a baddie who deals exclusively in elaborate crime scenes.  Read the rest at


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