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The Fall Guy

Ryan Gosling and Emily Blunt are being silly in a film take of the ‘80s television series: The Fall Guy. He’s a stuntman, and like everyone in the stunt community, he gets blown up, shot, crashed, thrown through windows and dropped from the highest of heights, all for our entertainment. And now, fresh off an almost career-ending accident, this working-class hero has to track down a missing movie star, solve a conspiracy, and try to win back the love of his life while still doing his day job. What could possibly go right?

Regarding the young man, ‘who cannot be legally named’ who was so abused by ‘the former police officer’. I find it disgusting that the legal system allowed the same judge to retry this case. The system should have assigned another judge given the erroneous finding given the video footage. 

Just my two cents worth, but the magistrates are looking out for the police. Enjoy your pension ‘former police officers’. Lowercase deliberate used in disgust [sic].

Peter Boucher, Broadwater

Ed: The Echo follows modern grammar in using lowercase for job titles or positions when the title is used alone or after a name, not to register disgust.


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