Mr. Movie

September 6, 2012 7:41 PM

'The Words' great script ruined by lame ending

'The Words' provides two love stories that are the best in a long time, an exceptional script and superb acting by Jeremy Irons and Ben Barnes, but the film ultimately implodes and dilutes the powerful performances.

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About Gary Wolcott

Gary Wolcott


Gary Wolcott's "Mr. Movie" column has appeared in the Tri-City Herald since 1992. The Tri-Cities native now lives in Portland, Ore., and watches about 200 movies each year. He believes movies are made to be seen on theater screens and that you should see them there, too. He also encourages questions and comment and loves movie debate.

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