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A Ghost Story hunts haunts with style


Jarrod Sierocki

Watch the film trailer for “A Ghost Story,” starring Sonia Acevedo, Casey Affleck, and Carlos Bermudez. Photo: A24 Films

Still from A Ghost Story, screening at Sydney Film Festival, 2017

Rating: four stars (4 out of 5)

Director: David Lowery (Ain’t Them Bodies Saints)

Starring: Casey Affleck, Rooney Mara, Will Oldham.

Sheet happens.

Until further notice, the undisputed Weirdest Thing An Oscar Winner Did Next championship belt will be held by Casey Affleck for A Ghost Story.

Just six months after his Best Actor triumph for Manchester by the Sea, Affleck spends his latest movie underneath a white sheet with two spooky eyeholes cut out of it.

However, such is the superlative form in which the actor finds himself currently, Affleck miraculously lifts his performance as a mournful linen-clad spectre way above that of a nutty novelty.

Jarrod Sierocki

That is Casey Affleck under that artfully draped bedcloth, we promise. Picture: SuppliedSource:Supplied

Affleck plays an unnamed man whose life has been tragical…

Read the full article at: http://www.news.com.au/entertainment/movies/a-ghost-story-is-an-odd-casey-affleck-movie-where-hes-acting-from-inside-a-bedsheet/news-story/6801e1e53770256e11e8f97f8d184df4

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