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Al Pacino and Anthony Hopkins star in the ludicrous 'Misconduct'

Al Pacino and Anthony Hopkins star in the ludicrous 'Misconduct'

"Misconduct" is aptly named in that watching this ludicrous legal thriller inspires dreams of a multi-count indictment. Simultaneously feverish and anemic, the movie is director Shintaro Shimosawa's blatant attempt to cross breed '70s paranoia creepers and '90s erotic noir. What's onscreen, though, struggles to make sense, sometimes from shot to shot, often from spoken line to spoken line.

It starts with a kidnapping, when corrupt pharmaceuticals mogul Arthur Denning (Anthony Hopkins) receives a text message containing an image of his girlfriend, Emily (Malin Akerman), beaten up. When the ransom exchange falls apart, the action shifts a...

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