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No Good Deed, film review: Sadistic and nonsensical

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The probing, inquisitive style is the antithesis to the glib storytelling of the typical Hollywood film

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One of the most refreshing aspects of Get on Up is that Brown never apologises and isn’t prey to introspection

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This film is probably the best Western since Clint Eastwood’s Unforgiven – so inscrutable, so distinctive and, finally, so moving

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The always compelling Ruffalo turns this average comedy drama into something much better

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