Movie reviews: ‘A Simple Favor’ is a maze of good and bad intentions

Blake Lively, Henry Golding in 'A Simple Favor'

A SIMPLE FAVOR: 3 STARS The name Paul Feig is closely associated with comedy but with “A Simple Favor” he takes a step away from the laughs to present a story of intrigue and suspense that begins with a friend asking for a little help. The labyrinthine plot begins with Stephanie (Anna Kendrick), the plucky single mom of a young son. She’s a keener, a food vlogger who is always the first to volunteer for everything at her son’s school. When she meets Emily (Blake Lively), the blunt talking motherRead More