By Jeff Labrecque
Updated September 05, 2008 at 04:00 AM EDT

Married Life

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  • Movie
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Rachel McAdams plays a Hitchcock blonde who enchants two pals — a married man (Chris Cooper) and a debonair bachelor (Brosnan) in Married Life. Yet her character is never alluring enough to explain why the guys are so tempted to misbehave. In a commentary, director Ira Sachs venerates the ’40s movies of Bette Davis and Joan Crawford that influenced him; three fascinating alternate endings dissect how a different finale (car crashes, murder charges) seismically alters an entire film. B-

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Married Life

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  • Movie
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  • PG-13
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  • 90 minutes
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