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Love and Mercy 2014 / Now On Amazon Prime

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The main reason to watch Love & Mercy could be that it’s about the life of Beach Boys leader Bryan Wilson, but it shouldn’t. That wouldn’t do the film any justice. Yes it is a great rock biopic, but its reach goes way beyond that: it’s a compelling and beautiful character study performed in unparalleled perfection by Paul Dano and John Cusack. It gives an inside look into the mind of a genius in all its glory and obscurity. And so much of it rings true because, yes, it is about the life Beach Boys leader Bryan Wilson. Such a unique and beautiful film.

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Both Paul Dano and John Cusack do a wonderful job of capturing the crazy creative process of Brian Wilson. Great soundtrack too. Just an all-around great movie.

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