Among all the superhero and CGI blockbusters, it could’ve been easy to miss this absolute gem which feels more like a ‘90s throwback.
Our movie guy Ben O’Shea told Clairsy & Lisa that The Burial is an old school courtroom drama based on a true story that you’ve probably never heard of.
Essentially, when a handshake deal sours, funeral home operator Jeremiah O’Keefe (Tommy Lee Jones) enlists charismatic, smooth-talking attorney Willie E. Gary (Jamie Foxx) to save his family’s small business from a billion-dollar corporate giant.
A classic David and Goliath story, or “an Erin Brockovich kind of film,” O’Shea said, adding that “the chemistry between [Jones and Foxx] is so fantastic.
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