Despite some tense moments, The Little Things mostly walks a familiar path and ends with more of a whimper than a bang. However, the effortless gravitas Denzel Washington brings to his character keeps the film from becoming completely rote. It’s worth checking out just for his performance.
To say that The Founder is the story of the beginnings of the world’s biggest fast food franchise would be like saying that Richard and Maurice McDonald were responsible for the global brand we know today. This is the story of the ruthless, opportunistic, but charming, Ray Kroc (Keaton).