(MA15+) Gavin O’Connor’s The Accountant is about American money. Christian Wolff (Ben Affleck) is a highly functioning autistic maths genius who works as an accountant for criminal organisations. Affleck is brilliant in revealing the nuances of this man, especially early on as we start to understand the character. The main story sees Wolff suddenly under investigation by senior Treasury official Ray King (JK Simmons), who recruits an upand-coming junior officer, Marybeth Medina (Cynthia Addai-Robinson), to help.
Arrival Diaghilev’s provocative Ballets Russes before being consumed by the mental illness that curtailed his career and dominated his final years. Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point. Today, 1.30pm and 7.30pm. Tickets: $43-$234. Bookings: (02) 9250 7111. Duration: 2hr 30min, includes 20min interval. Ends Monday. Australian World Orchestra Chamber Music Festival This festival features musicians from across Australia and the world at Bowral Memorial Hall, St Jude’s Church and Wombat Hollow. Various locations in the NSW southern highlands. Today, 10am and 6pm; and Sunday, 11am. Tickets: $60-$150. Bookings: (02) 8283 4527 or online.