The Accountant (Blu-ray release 2017-1-10) begins with a boy putting a jigsaw puzzle together.  Unfortunately he has autism, so his father trains him to be a killing machine.  He grows up to be an accountant and works for bad guys.  He has a supernatural ability to find missing money from 15 years of accounting records in one night.

The movie is structured like a jigsaw puzzle – for a long time individual, disjointed sequences and flashbacks are shown, and their significance, relationships, and order cannot be realized until the end, when everything comes together to complete the picture.  I don’t think this movie is as bad as most reviewers’ assessment of it, but it’s true that it’s not thrilling.  The climax is also odd, and I can understand why people think it’s ridiculous.

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