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Concussion Film Review: Will Smith Melodrama Doesn’t Hit Hard Enough

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There’s an old saying in football: when you play at half-speed, that’s when you get hurt. When it comes to taking the NFL to task, Concussion does just that: plays at half-speed, slapping its opponent instead of trying to make the tackle. Smith gives a fine performance as Dr. Bennet Omalu, but its not enough to save this watered-down, saccharine story.