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January 10, 2022

BEING THE RICARDOS

ColeSmithey.comOverwrought and under-thought. 

Which is worse, Nicole Kidman's miscasting as Lucille Ball or the plastic surgery that has left her permanently disfigured?

Javier Bardem's disastrous miscasting at Desi Arnez is another sin altogether. This film's kitchen sink slop of a screenplay screeches to an end with a sucker punch to add a final insult to its audience.

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Go away Aaron Sorkin, and don't come back.1 Star

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