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Liars & Cheats: Movie taking down old Hollywood In the #MeToo era

As 2018 began, scandal after scandal uncovered Hollywood’s dirtiest secrets. Liars & Cheats is a movie to remind us of them.
A first-time filmmaker was gathering his team for one of the first films of the #MeToo era. “Liars & Cheats”, a satire about the film business and the colossal power of social media, was written in direct response to the burgeoning movement developing and growing alongside the mighty culture shift. At times, the film itself feels ripped from the headlines, hiding familiar easter eggs among a manic 90 minutes. Now, at the other end of a rebellious year, the controversy from January has grown into a full-fledged social uprising and proves that the film’s writer/director was right to trust his instinct, as “Liars & Cheats” looks to be one of the most relevant films of next year. The plot’s significance speaks for itself, chronicling an action star who must face swift backlash after his phone is hacked, while his team of ruthless managers and publicists stop at nothing to salvage what’s left of his career. Jacob Migicovsky, a Canadian director living in London, will...
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