This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
A GREAT STORY, BUT ONLY IF YOU MENTALLY EDIT AARON SORKIN OUT OF HIS OWN WAY.
Molly's Game really appeals to me because it is about things, and has a story that largely carries those things through. But the last quarter has enormous distractions from these things, which come straight from the writer/director's tired handbook, with little relation to the story being told.
This reaches its nadir when Kevin Costner, who had hitherto done a great job portraying one of…