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January 29, 2015 8:00 AM

Movie review: ‘Violent Year’ engages through detail

J.C. Chandor is becoming American cinema’s foremost chronicler of men in crisis. Not comic-book figures or action heroes, but regular people who have made something of themselves and therefore have something to lose.

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