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American Animals

Summary:

Lexington, Kentucky, 2004: Spencer and Warren head off to colleges in the same town, haunted by the fear that they may never be special in any way. Spencer is given a tour of his school’s incredibly valuable rare book collection and describes it all to Warren. Suddenly, it hits them they could pull off one of the most audacious art thefts in recent history.

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From A.O. Scott at The New York Times:

The film, written and directed by Bart Layton, can’t quite decide what it wants to be: a slick, speedy caper; a goofball comedy; or a commentary on the state of the American soul. It’s none of those a tame and toothless creature that is neither fish nor fowl. Full Review

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