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'Good People' a preposterous crime thriller
'Good People' a preposterous crime thriller

The crime thriller "Good People" goes from being simply pedestrian to outright preposterous without batting an eye. This speedy, slapdash affair, directed by Henrik Ruben Genz from a script by Kelly Masterson (based on the novel by Marcus Sakey), attempts a kind of neo-noir vibe as it pits the not-so-innocent against truly darker forces. But it's undercut by convoluted plotting and a pair of underwritten, unconvincing lead roles. James Franco (him again?) and Kate Hudson play Tom and Anna Wright, a struggling American couple — money issues, baby-making woes — living in London after inheriting Tom's late grandmother's shabby suburban home. Tom, an...

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