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January 14, 2018

Jake Gyllenhaal did not land a Golden Globe nomination for his lead performance in “Stronger,” in which he played Jeff Bauman, the real-life young man who lost the lower half of his legs in the Boston Marathon bombing. But the actor is still in contention for an Oscar nomination. Rather than tracing the familiar arc of the hero’s journey, the film plumbs Mr. Bauman’s ambivalence about being noisily celebrated as a patriot after the atrocity. Read More here

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