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Genius
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Genius (2016)

Drama
104 min.
Release Date
June 10, 2016 (Limited)
DVD Release Date
September 6, 2016 (Buy on Amazon)
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Running Time
104 minutes
MPAA Rating
Rated PG-13 for some thematic elements and suggestive content

From Academy Award-nominated screenwriter John Logan ("Gladiator," "The Aviator," "Hugo," "Skyfall") and acclaimed, Tony Award-winning director Michael Grandage in his feature film debut, comes "Genius," a stirring drama about the complex friendship and transformative professional relationship between the world-renowned book editor Maxwell Perkins (who discovered F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway) and the larger-than-life literary giant Thomas Wolfe. Based on the biography “Max Perkins: Editor of Genius” by A. Scott Berg, "Genius" stars Colin Firth... Full synopsis »

MOVIE REVIEW

A great cast—Colin Firth, Jude Law, Nicole Kidman and Laura Linney—does not make a great movie, proof being the new drama Genius, now on Blu-ray. A routine drama about the relationship between eccentric writer Thomas Wolfe and his famed editor Maxwell Perkins, Genius fails to establish itself as anything other than a run-of-the-mill biopic. Full movie review »
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