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We’ve seen this kind of movie before. The “troubled genius” story – think John Nash in A Beautiful Mind, Alan Turing in The Imitation Game – gets its latest incarnation in Edward Zwick’s new movie about chess champ Bobby Fischer (Tobey Maguire). Continue reading
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Up in the Air tries really hard to be a movie of the “moment,” a movie for the 2008 financial crisis like what The Graduate and Easy Rider were for the 60s. It almost pulls it off. Continue reading
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