The British comedy/action film Dead in a Week (or Your Money Back) was released on November 30, 2018. William Morrison (Aneurin Barnard) is a failing writer who also fails several attempts to kill himself. In desperation, he turns to Leslie O’Neil (Tom Wilkerson) who is a professional assassin for help. When Ellie (Freya Mavor) offers to publish his book, William has second thoughts. Leslie, however, has a contract.
Some people don’t always grasp British humor. To those people I say, give this movie a watch. The humor is not silly or slapstick which seems to prevail in too many American films now a days. I enjoyed all of the actors’ performances. Leslie’s supervisor was played by a man who is familiar to many Doctor Who fans, Christopher Eccleston. The story line was smooth and easy to follow and the director did a very good job.
If there is anything which I did not care for in the movie was the excessive foul language. Thankfully there were no sex scenes which would have spoiled the story. Otherwise, I enjoyed this movie a lot. I rate it 4 stars out of 5.
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