‘Focus’ is the dog movie of February (Our grade: D)

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Will Smith and Margot Robbie star in the film “Focus.”
Will Smith and Margot Robbie star in the film “Focus.”

Will Smith and Margot Robbie star in the film “Focus.”

By Roger Moore – Tribune News Service

The trouble with movies about “The Big Con” is that they condition us to not believe anything we see up on screen — relationships, who is conning whom, deaths.

“Focus” one-ups that by pushing a romance to the fore, one that is supposed to be fun, sexy and cute. But when we don’t buy the veteran con man (Will Smith) in love with the hot young acolyte (Margot Robbie), well, what is there to cling to?

» Read full review on MyStatesman.com | Find showtimes for ‘Focus’


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