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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