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Wander (2020)

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After getting hired to probe a suspicious death in the small town of Wander, a mentally unstable private investigator becomes convinced the case is linked to the same 'conspiracy cover up' that caused the death of his daughter.

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April Mullen

Writer:

Tim Doiron
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Aaron Eckhart ... Arthur Bretnik
Tommy Lee Jones ... Jimmy Cleats
Katheryn Winnick ... Elsa
Heather Graham ... Shelley Luscomb
Raymond Cruz ... Sherif Luis Santiago
Brendan Fehr ... Nick
Roger Dorman ... Leiland
Nicole Steinwedell ... Tanya
Tylannie Smith-Scott ... Cleo
Deborah Chavez ... Elena
David Gibson ... Canton
Alaina Warren Zachary ... Glenda
Sheryl Bailey Sheryl Bailey ... Alice
Ian McLaren ... Caleb
Elizabeth Selby ... Zoe
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Storyline

Arthur Bretnik is a mentally unstable conspiracy theorist and private eye with a traumatic past. After being hired to investigate a possible murder cover up in the small town of Wander, Arthur is plunged into a world of lies and deceit, as he quickly suspects the murder may be part of the same 'conspiracy cover up' that caused the death of his daughter. Increasingly paranoid, Arthur's sanity is tested as he attempts to filter fact from fiction and solve the case, all the while questioning if he is a pawn in a much bigger game.

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The conspiracy is real.

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Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and bloody images
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Tommy Lee Jones and Aaron Eckhart have both played the role of Harvey Dent/Two-Face in a Batman movie. Tommy Lee Jones played the role in Batman Forever (1995) and Aaron Eckhart played the role in the The Dark Knight (2008). See more »

Goofs

At 2:54, the camera opens on the young girl on the road, and she has moved 2 metres further from where she died, so that she has clearly crossed the Wander Town limit and can now have the sign framed behind her when examined by the police. The original place of death was next to the three oil stains inside the D shaped crack in the road. See more »

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Arthur Bretnik: There are no coincidences.
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Pomok naka Poktoinskwes
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Rearranged and Composed by Jeremy Dutcher
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5 stars is being very generous but I like the actors
5 December 2020 | by LeungzySee all my reviews

Firstly I'll start off by saying I think Aaron Eckhart, Tommy Lee Jones and Heather Graham are all good actors and they do a decent job in the movie. However, Eckhart's acting is a bit over the top sometimes that it almost comes across as a cheesy B-movie, especially the shots when it's zooming out from his face when he's having flashbacks or waking up.

The story itself was quite predictable, at about the halfway point you can hazard a guess about the main character, although they don't explain much in the movie. At times I found this movie a bit boring and slow despite it being only 90mins.

Some of the shots and the sequencing also weren't enjoyable either as it was just all over the place much like the story. I also wasn't a fan of the ending. When it all happened I didn't feel any emotion for the character at all other than being glad the movie was over.

Finally, this was just a small nitpicking thing, but if you are paranoid like the main character and afraid of being spied on that you are constantly changing your phone SIM card, you definitely would not plug a random usb stick into your laptop that has been mysteriously slipped through your door.


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Language:

English

Release Date:

4 December 2020 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA See more »

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2.35 : 1
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