Eastwood son's first rodeo doesn't ring true

April 9, 2015 3:48 PM

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There's no truth in "The Longest Ride." There's no truth in the personalities, no truth in the relationships, no truth in the back story, no truth in the heart-to-heart conversations. But to say that isn't quite enough.

There's no truth even in the camera set-ups and the snatches of dialogue heard in the background - or even in the positioning of bodies within the frame. Everything in the movie is suffused by a vision of life that is resoundingly and evidently false, but as this vision is not repulsive but is inten...

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