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What starts like a classic newspaper hoax plot ends up running a bit darker than the usual Capra film. Not your grandfather's Capra film, more like your cool, edgy aunt's favorite. You know, the one who just brings wine to Thanksgiving dinner instead of more yams or potato salad or whatever. ...Read more

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