Film Review: Uncovering the Past! On-Air Review of ‘The Dig’

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CHICAGO – Patrick McDonald of appears on “The Morning Mess” with Dan Baker on WBGR-FM (Monroe, Wisconsin) on January 28th, 2021, reviewing the new film “The Dig,” streaming on Netflix beginning January 29th, 2021, PLUS a preview of the virtual and online Sundance Film Festival. Oscarman rating: 4.0/5.0
Rating: 4.0/5.0

In “The Dig,” Carey Mulligan portrays a British matriarch named Edith Pretty, who owns land that she believes contains ancient artifacts. She hires a local self-taught archeologist, Basil Brown (portrayed by Ralph Fiennes), who makes one of the greatest British treasure discovery in history – a burial ship from England’s pre-history – right as World War II was beginning.

“The Dig” is available to stream on Netflix beginning January 29th. Featuring Carey Mulligan, Ralph Fiennes, Lily James, Ben Chaplin and Archie Barnes. Screenplay adapted by Moira Buffini, based on the novel by John Preston. Directed by Simon Stone. Rated “PG-13”

StarClick here for Patrick McDonald’s full on-air review of “The Dig”

The Dig
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StarClick here for Patrick McDonald’s full on-air review of “The Dig”

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