Cancer is such a serious subject that creating a whole movie around the disease can be fraught with peril. Such an endeavor can easily succumb to cloying theatrics or high-minded nonsense or some other horrible cliché. So, it is with great joy that I tell you 50/50 avoids all that. Director Jonathan Levine has crafted a smart and funny film that walks a very precarious tightrope. Continue reading
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Anna Faris takes a chance on her exes. Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz take a chance on their dream house. Alan Tudyk and Tyler Labine take their chances against evil. There’s a chance Michael Shannon is losing his mind. Joseph Gordon-Levitt has a 50/50 chance to beat cancer. And there isn’t much chance of me ever seeing Bunraku, Margaret, or Courageous. Continue reading
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