Review: The Greatness of ‘The Holdovers’ comes down to simplicity

Most movies have “a thing.” There is an essential element or characteristic that makes a particular film greater than others. Scarcely, films excel because of their specific lack of “a thing.” Such is the case with¬†Alexander Payne’s¬†The Holdovers. Payne’s usual brand of worldly cynicism is on full display, but instead …

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