Smith In “Concussion”: Cliched?

Variety looks at “Concussion” and says: ‘Effective enough as a cautionary tale about willful ignorance and as a showcase for Will Smith — delivering a fine, understated performance as Omalu, the doctor who discovered CTE in former NFL players — the film is let down by its confused and cliche-riddled screenplay.’ THR is kinder: ‘Although the film is imperfect, it has unmistakable urgency, and Will Smith’s star power should ensure healthy box office returns.’

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