Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Review: Win Win

Win Win is aptly titled, this much is true.  It's name carries no punny irony, but instead, as if prophesied, it succeeds on two fronts:  it's a charming familial dramedy as well as an alarmingly engaging high school sports flick.  Paul Giamatti leads a cast of of familiar faces (Amy Ryan, Bobby Cannavale, Melanie Lynskey, and Jeffrey Tambor) through a quirkier, slice of life, grungier version of The Blind Side.  Except, you know, where The Blind Side is true, Win Win actually feels true instead of feeling like a fairy tale...

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