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‘Eddie’ sails to mediocrity

Bronson (Hugh Jackman) and Eddie (Taron Egerton) in

By Ian Flanagan / Staff Writer

February 22, 2016

Despite its quirky hero threatening to flop the film, “Eddie the Eagle” is the latest true-life Olympic sports drama to dare for an Icarian flight. Following the likes of last week’s Jesse Owens biopic “Race,” “Eddie the Eagle” carves out its individual setting and dramatic structure, b...

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