Everyone in The Good Liar is a proficient prevaricator. That’s because they are all actors. Actors always pretend to be someone they aren’t. Except for Ian McKellen. He’s actually a wizard from Middle Earth known as Gandalf.
I’m supremely cornfused. I thought the new Doctor Strange movie is titled Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness and stars Benedict Cumberbatch. The movie I watched is titled Doctor Mordrid and stars Jeffery Combs. You don’t think the semi-toothed man behind the downtown public library sold me a bunk DVD, do you? He did smell like cat pee and regret but was otherwise respectable.
It is difficult to watch Obi-Wan (Danny Torrance) struggle to hide his connection with Force (or “the shinin’” as we call it here on the Earf). Thankfully, he comes to terms with his “gift” in time to help a young girl.
By help I mean: uses her as bait; gets her father killed; makes her an accomplice to multiple murders; gets her drugged and kidnapped; causes a major accident—to the car she’s riding in; exposes her to a gruesome death; takes her across several state lines; and finally, makes her an accomplice to hundreds of thousands of dollars of damages to private property by arson.
Luckily, all of that is TOTALLY understandable and NOT illegal, creepy-rapist-uncle behavior. I think… I mean, we’re a lot more progressive these days, right?
The COVID-19 pandemic has completely changed the introvert/extrovert experience. Normally introverts are highly anxious and out-of-sorts (having to be social). Now it is the extroverts who are:
If we’re so smart, why do we need pithy statements like “wash your hands like you were just chopping jalapenos and need to change your contacts?” The reality is more motivating: wash your hands like they’re covered in a virus that can kill you.