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Movie Review: “Smashed”

“Smashed” hits many expected signposts in addiction/recovery narratives, but the honest performances by Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Aaron Paul elevate the drama beyond typical Alcoholics Anonymous story arcs.

Published: November 21, 2012
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“Smashed” chronicles the hard fall of a young couple discovering that the social lubricant that seems to smooth out their lives is quickly gumming up their works. “Smashed” hits many expected signposts in addiction/recovery narratives, but the honest performances by Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Aaron Paul elevate the drama beyond typical Alcoholics Anonymous story arcs.

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MOVIE REVIEW

‘Smashed’

PG-13

2:29

3½ stars

Starring: Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Aaron Paul, Octavia Spencer, Nick Offerman, Megan Mullally. (Alcohol abuse, language, some sexual content and brief drug use)

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