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  1. How Strong Are the Performances in M. Night Shyamalan's Horror/Drama Movies?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | Hypebeast.com

    ... would expect to shed tears of anguish as they see Smith tug at heartstrings like he did in films such as Seven Pounds , The Pursuit of Happiness or most recently Concussion . Further, Jaden's performances, unlike the adorable character he played in ...

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  2. Get healthy, get fit or chill out: Fun things to do in the Uae TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2017 | Al Bawaba

    Movies under the Stars Watch a movie screenings while sitting on giant beanbags, munching on popcorn, hotdogs and beverages. Its Seven Pounds , starring Will Smith, about a man with a fateful secret embarking on an extraordinary journey of redemption by forever changing the lives of seven strangers.

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  3. 6 Oscar Bait Movies That Ended Up Being TerribleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | Cinema Blend News

    ... his share of awards-worthy dramas and has been nominated for the Best Actor award on a couple of occasions. Seven Pounds was surely expected to be one of them. It starred Smith as a man who accidently causes the deaths of seven people, leading him ...

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  4. Movie review: Collateral BeautyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... His state of collapse? Picking up the pieces? That, if you fell for previous Smith-led mortality-themed weepie Seven Pounds , you'll fall for this one? Some might. Some might appreciate the Dickensian seasonal spirit that attempts to underpin all ...

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  5. 'Collateral Beauty' finds Will Smith at the center of a maudlin,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | The Maryland Gazette

    ... a dour symphony of glum expressions, silent head shakes and choked-back sobs, may remind you at times of "Seven Pounds," his earlier misbegotten excursion into grotesque, quasi-spiritual uplift. Despite a few closing scenes that must be seen to be ...

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  6. Box Office Report: The Force Is Strong With 'Rogue One' But Not With Will SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | Movies.com

    ... Am Legend , grossed well over $200 million in the States. Then came the suicide-by-jellyfish otherwise known as Seven Pounds . Since then there has been Men In Black III and this year's Suicide Squad, which became the highest-grossing film of ...

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  7. Will Smith Needs a Career InterventionBy Nick SchagerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | The Daily Beast

    ... I Am Legend , Suicide Squad ). Smith's latest falls into the shameless latter category, with a healthy dash of Seven Pounds -style calamity-with-a-plot-twist mush thrown in for good measure. Here, he's Howard Inlet, a NYC advertising executive who's ...

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  8. Collateral Beauty: Death Be Not ProudRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | Creative Loafing

    ... largely been wasting his talents on humorless roles that suppress his natural buoyancy and charisma. But after Seven Pounds and now Collateral Beauty , even a Wild Wild West sequel is starting to sound good.

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  9. Collateral Beauty is your latest 'late-December-Will-Smith-gets-sad film'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | Canada.com

    ... Beauty, the latest late-December-Will-Smith-gets-sad film. (Remember 2006's The Pursuit of Happyness? Or Seven Pounds, from 2008?) In this one, the sometimes-action hero is all inaction. His character, Howard, has lost his six-year-old daughter to ...

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  10. Review: 'Collateral Beauty' is shallow nonsenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    ... so it begs the question why he still chooses these cheesy, quasi-uplifting, high-concept projects such as "Seven Pounds" or "The Pursuit of Happyness" every few years. There's never any real definition of "collateral beauty," just some vague ...

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  11. 'Collateral Damage' review: Damaged, definitelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | The Jersey Journal

    It's not as if he has to spend his entire career punching out aliens and exclaiming, "Aw, hell, no!" . But remember him as the mystic caddie in "The Legend of Bagger Vance"? The self-sacrificing organ donor in "Seven Pounds"? The devilish judge in "A Winter's Tale"? Unfortunately he hasn't, and the oh-so-serious side of Smith is on display again in "Collateral Beauty," a muddle-headed Christmas fable meant to teach us the true meaning of something or other, and give a lot of good actors a quick paycheck.

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  12. 'Collateral Beauty' fails to deliver meaningRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | The Wave

    ... so it prompts the question why he still chooses these cheesy, quasi-uplifting, high-concept projects such as "Seven Pounds" or "The Pursuit of Happyness" every few years. There's never any real definition of "collateral beauty," just some vague ...

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  13. Collateral Beauty' doesn't measure up to its castRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | Boston.com

    ... expressiveness plays like a thematic bookend to his emotionally tormented crash survivor in the 2008 drama "Seven Pounds." Howard finds one outlet, at least, in bitter, soul-bearing letters he writes - and posts - to Death, Love, and Time. (The ...

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  14. Collateral Beauty' Review: Return to SenderRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | Wall Street Journal

    Is Will Smith becoming our Susan Hayward? In the 1950s she played a definitive series of suffering women. In the 2008 "Seven Pounds" he revealed a penchant for suffering on a scale that was meant to be cosmic, cathartic and redemptive.

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  15. Review: Collateral Beauty' is all shallow nonsenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | Houston Chronicle

    ... so it begs the question why he still chooses these cheesy, quasi-uplifting, high-concept projects such as "Seven Pounds" or "The Pursuit of Happyness" every few years. There's never any real definition of "collateral beauty," just some vague ...

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  16. In 'Collateral Beauty,' Will Smith Meets Love, Time, Death - And A Terrible ScriptRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | National Public Radio

    ... Back in 2008, it seemed entirely reasonable to expect that Will Smith's career would never get stranger than Seven Pounds , a film in which his character (spoiler) commits suicide-by-jellyfish as part of an elaborate Oprah-by-way-of-Oskar-Schindler ...

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  17. Colorful NBA sideline reporter Craig Sager dead at 65Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | WSNY-FM Columbus

    ... - to Will Smith, it means Oscar bait season. "The Legend of Bagger Vance." "Ali." "The Pursuit of Happyness." "Seven Pounds." "Concussion." "Collateral Beauty." One of those movies is pretty good. It isn't this one. On Dec. 7, a bag of popcorn, ...

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  18. Hall of Famer Carew to receive heart transplantRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | WSNY-FM Columbus

    ... - to Will Smith, it means Oscar bait season. "The Legend of Bagger Vance." "Ali." "The Pursuit of Happyness." "Seven Pounds." "Concussion." "Collateral Beauty." One of those movies is pretty good. It isn't this one. On Dec. 7, a bag of popcorn, ...

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  19. Officials: Putin supervised Russia cyber attacks in U.S. electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    ... - to Will Smith, it means Oscar bait season. "The Legend of Bagger Vance." "Ali." "The Pursuit of Happyness." "Seven Pounds." "Concussion." "Collateral Beauty." One of those movies is pretty good. It isn't this one.

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  20. REVIEW: a Collateral Beautya is a selfish, predictable piece of pseudo-enlightened garbageRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    ... - to Will Smith, it means Oscar bait season. "The Legend of Bagger Vance." "Ali." "The Pursuit of Happyness." "Seven Pounds." "Concussion." "Collateral Beauty." One of those movies is pretty good. It isn't this one. On Dec. 7, a bag of popcorn, ...

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