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MOVIE REVIEW

‘Deadfall’: Bad. But not bad enough.

Sissy Spacek in “Deadfall.”

Well, there is the unintended comedy of hearing Eric Bana, playing a brilliant sociopathic criminal on the run in northern Michigan, drawl his lines with a Southern accent as thick as chicken gravy, while Olivia Wilde, as his sister, sounds like she just graduated from newscaster school. These two, Addison and Liza, have robbed a casino and are making a fast getaway when their car crashes near the Canadian border. There’s a blizzard coming on and Liza is wearing only a skimpy sequined dress, but her brother looks at her like he’d be happy to keep her warm.

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