Anna Kendrick, left, and Blake Lively make “A Simple Favor” a terrific ride with enough twists to make any Hitchcock fan happy.
Anna Kendrick, left, and Blake Lively make “A Simple Favor” a terrific ride with enough twists to make any Hitchcock fan happy. Peter Iovino AP
Anna Kendrick, left, and Blake Lively make “A Simple Favor” a terrific ride with enough twists to make any Hitchcock fan happy. Peter Iovino AP

Mr. Movie review: ‘A Simple Favor’ is simply fantastic

September 13, 2018 01:13 PM

About Gary Wolcott

Gary Wolcott

@mrmovie104

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.