The Con-Heartist is hilarious. It’s as simple as that. It’s not particularly deep or subtle, but it didn’t need to be. Watching Ina (Pimchanok Luevisadpaibul) work with Tower (Nadech Kugimiya) to get back at her con artist ex was a treat. Ina and Tower had the best “will-they won’t-they” chemistry of any movie this year, and dear god I want more movies of these two just pulling cons on people. Luevisadpaibul exudes likability and wit, perfectly captured by Mez Tharatorn’s direction, as he nails the cartoony, comic timing. The Con-Heartist was just a likable and funny comedy, and given how 2021 has been, I really needed it.
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