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THE MOST OVERRATED FILMS OF 2011

Every year, when awards season rolls around, I follow the nominations and prizes the way other people obsess over March Madness brackets or Presidential primaries. And every year, I find myself asking one question over and over again:

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THE DESCENDANTS (2011)

Directed by Alexander Payne

In my rush to see and discuss as many films as possible before the end of 2011, I keep trying—and failing—to write short reviews. But, for once, I feel I can be succinct about The Descendants, the new George Clooney vehicle directed by Alexander Payne (Sideways).

I hated it. I really, really fucking hated it.

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