By Missy Schwartz
Updated December 23, 2008 at 05:00 AM EST
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Burn After Reading

type
  • Movie

Brad Pitt sure looks funny in that bleached, skunkstripe hairdo. But like most jokes in Burn After Reading, the Coen brothers’ convoluted farce about a pair of gym buddies (Pitt and Frances McDormand) who mistake an ex?CIA analyst’s (John Malkovich) memoirs for top secret intelligence, the doofus ‘do gets old, fast. EXTRAS Three by-the-numbers featurettes offer riffs on the plot (George Clooney: ”It’s a comedy…about shockingly dumb people”) and — what else? — Pitt’s hair. C

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Burn After Reading

type
  • Movie
genre
mpaa
  • R
runtime
  • 96 minutes
director
  • Ethan Coen
  • Joel Coen

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