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"Leatherheads" Is Almost Saved by Clooney

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George Clooney's considerable charisma and talent prevent his new comedy, Leatherheads, from being an unequivocal waste of time, but not by much.

The year is 1925 -- you can tell by the film's phony old-timey photo montages. Clooney plays Jimmy "Dodge" Connolly, aging captain of the struggling Duluth Bulldogs pro football team. In a desperate bid to keep his team (and the pro sport) alive ...

Read Addison Engelking's Flyer review of Leatherheads.

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