First screened in September 2013
Director: Denis Villeneuve. Cast: Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Paul Dano, Maria Bello, Terrence Howard, Viola Davis, Melissa Leo, Dylan Minnette, Erin Gerasimovich, Kyla Drew Simmons, Len Cariou, Wayne Duvall. Screenplay: Aaron Guzikowski.
Twitter Capsule: Lots of craft on display. Gutsy script. Real steel from Jackman. Virtually all of it poisoned by escalating absurdities.

Photo © 2013 Warner Bros. Pictures/Alcon Entertainment
Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B–

Academy Award Nominations:
Best Cinematography: Roger Deakins

Other Awards:
National Board of Review: Best Ensemble Cast

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