Life

Movie review by S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media
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Flat James Dean biopic has swearing, some nudity.

R 2015 111 minutes

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LIFE is worth seeing, it's a very good film

Dane DeHaan is excellent as James Dean. He's not a clone, but he has the essence of Dean, he captured his flavor and made he seem like a real person, not some far removed idol. He was totally believable, and this review is not reflective of what a majority of the critics thought. His scenes with his young cousin are very touching, and his interaction with Pattinson has exactly the right chemistry. On the whole, Life has an unassuming quality that draws you in and makes you feel like you were a part of the 1950's scene, with fantastic work by the location, set decoration and costume departments. Wonderful, moody jazz score, too. It's available on iTunes and on demand, and I highly recommend it.

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