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Writer/director Drake Doremus specializes in intimate studies of jealousy and heartbreak, finding some art-house success with 2011’s “Like Crazy.” Since then, he’s floundered, having trouble with pictures that struggle with inertia (“Equals”) or consistency (“Zoe”), unable to match previous creative achievements. Doremus isn’t coloring outside the lines with “Endings, Beginnings,” mounting yet another take on emotional distortion and the complications of love, presenting a contemporary, American take on classic Euro cinema interests. Unfortunately, the helmer comes dangerously close to self-parody with “Endings, Beginnings,” which is surprisingly unpleasant, with Doremus and co-writer Jardine Libaire staying close to cliché and tedium while trying to sell the story of an uninteresting woman and her easily avoidable problems. Read the rest at


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