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Movie Review: 'Border' and 'Beautiful Boy' Both Explore Dark Landscapes 

click to enlarge DADDY’S GLOOM Carell and Chalamet play a father and son struggling with the latter’s addiction in the harrowing Beautiful Boy.

DADDY’S GLOOM Carell and Chalamet play a father and son struggling with the latter’s addiction in the harrowing Beautiful Boy.

The original print version of this article was headlined "Border 4, Beautiful Boy 3.5"

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Beautiful Boy
Rated R · 112 min. · 2018
Official Site: www.beautifulboy.movie
Director: Felix van Groeningen
Writer: Luke Davies and Felix van Groeningen
Cast: Steve Carell, Timothée Chalamet, Maura Tierney, Amy Ryan, Oakley Bull, Kaitlyn Dever and Christian Convery
Border (2018)
Rated NR · 101 min. · 2018
Director: Ali Abbasi
Writer: Ali Abbasi, Isabella Eklöf and John Ajvide Lindqvist
Cast: Eva Melander, Eero Milonoff, Viktor Åkerblom and Joakim Olsson

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Margot Harrison

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Margot Harrison is the Associate Editor at Seven Days; she coordinates literary and film coverage. In 2005, she won the John D. Donoghue award for arts criticism from the Vermont Press Association.

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