Emily Blunt shines in ‘Arthur Newman’, but film does not

Emily Blunt and Colin Firth bond in 'Arthur Newman'
Emily Blunt and Colin Firth bond in ‘Arthur Newman’

“Wallace Avery” (Colin Firth) is the man who could have been somebody.  He was a golf pro with talent but lacking the ability to handle pressure-filled situations.  Now he’s a manager at Fed-Ex who dreamt of becoming the company’s CEO and will never get there.  He has a son, an ex-wife and a girlfriend, all of whom he seems to disappoint with great consistency.

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Christina Ricci goes topless in ‘Prozac Nation’ … and it’s a little weird

Former child actress Christina Ricci goes naked for 'Prozac Nation'
Former child actress Christina Ricci goes naked for ‘Prozac Nation’

Sitting down to watch Prozac Nation, I think I expected a smarter movie. Not that the film lacked intelligence, but its title suggested much more than the film actually delivers. Honestly, I expected an exploration of depression and the societal dependence on anti-depressants like, well, Prozac. I didn’t get that. Instead, Prozac Nation charts the repetitive spiral of a young woman in the late 1980s as she slowly self destructs while attending Harvard University.

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