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Walk the Line

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Walk the Line

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
136 minutes
Wide Release Date:
11/18/05
performer:
Joaquin Phoenix, Reese Witherspoon, Robert Patrick
director:
James Mangold
distributor:
Fox 2000 Pictures
author:
Gill Dennis, James Mangold
genre:
Biography, Drama

We gave it a B+

A zesty, enjoyable big-canvas biography that’s just compelling enough to make you wish it had been more artful. As Johnny Cash, Joaquin Phoenix gets that famous gravity, but when the film turns to how he spent years courting, loving, yet never winning June Carter (Reese Witherspoon), it’s on shakier ground, since June’s romantic reticence isn’t fully filled in.

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