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‘Brooklyn’ sails above stereotypes

‘Brooklyn’ sails above stereotypes

By Ian Flanagan / Staff Writer

December 8, 2015

From its universal ideas to its Oscar-bait-period-piece aura, everything about “Brooklyn” feels familiar — in a good way. The film’s magnetic central performance in Saoirse Ronan alone could warrant Academy attention, but “Brooklyn” is an otherwise elegant examination of an Irish girl...

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