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The Paperboy (film)

2 Ratings: 1.5
A 2012 film directed by Lee Daniels
2 reviews about The Paperboy (film)
review by . October 05, 2013
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Repulsive movie
In a small Florida town, a sleezy woman (Nicole Kidman) asks a reporter (Matthew McConaughey) and his young brother (Zac Efron) to help free her boyfriend from prison. Their quest leads them to the swamps where they find life means very little. This was the most disgusting movie I have seen in a long time. The characters were all low-life scum, the story was ugly and overly-violent, and the dialogue was nonstop profanity. I can't imagine what the stars were thinking when they signed on …
review by . October 06, 2012
posted in Movie Hype
Star Rating:         Lee Daniels’ The Paperboy has the pulpy grit of a lurid Southern gothic crime thriller, but it lacks a plot significant enough to completely hold our interest. We’re initially led to believe that the plot is complex, given the film’s convoluted structure and incidental story strands that branch off and intertwine. But when it’s over and you examine it from a distance, you quickly realize that it’s essentially about …
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