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Film Review - Lion


While director Garth Davis tries to resist it for as long as he can, there’s little chance for dry eyes when exiting a showing of “Lion.” It’s artful feel-good storytelling, bringing the true tale of Saroo Brierley to the screen, dramatizing a personal experience that’s equal parts horrifying and heartfelt. Davis makes a pretty picture, and his eye for casting is impressive, with the ensemble contributing deeply felt performances that support the lengthy emotional journey that guides the viewing experience. “Lion” isn’t revolutionary filmmaking, but as comfort food cinema goes, it carries requisite anxiety and release, making it palatable to the mass audience while still retaining some subtlety with periodically intense character examination. Read the rest at


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