Gymnastic sex isn't enough to salvage 'The Bronze'

January 23, 2015 1:28 PM

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PARK CITY, Utah — The conversation around women in cinema has subtly shifted in recent weeks, from the need for female heroes to the need for female anti-heroes. And boy, did we get one with The Bronze at the Eccles Theatre on Thursday night, the first big premiere of Sundance.

Played by The Big Bang Theory star Melissa Rauch with all the subtlety of a power tool left to buzz on a stone floor, Hope Gregory is a former Olympic gymnast who took the bronze medal in a long-ago Games with a Kerri Strug-like miracle on an injured ankle. But cast back into the obscurity of her li...

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