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After suffering the professional humiliation of having his last movie, 2009’s “Gentlemen Broncos,” endure a canceled national release due to low box office, writer/director Jared Hess finally returns to theaters with “Don Verdean.” Reconnecting to his vast reservoir of quirk, Hess (who scripts with Jerusha Hess) takes on religious charlatans with his latest release, reuniting with “Broncos” star Sam Rockwell to pants the world of make-believe miracles, mixing satire with his established interests in goofball behavior. “Don Verdean” has originality and an appreciation for snowballing incident, and while the effort is entertaining, it’s strange that the film isn’t funnier, unable to carry a more muscular sense of humor befitting a premise that explores fanaticism and fraud. Read the rest at


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