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Dan Aykroyd

Movie review: 'I Am Chris Farley' focuses more on comic's life than death

"I Am Chris Farley" does not and obviously cannot shy away from the comic actor's death at age 33 of an overdose of cocaine and morphine. It mentions his 17 stints in rehab, including an epic relapse after a preview of the movie "Black Sheep," but it doesn't dwell on his final weeks or hours but on his talent, vulnerability, kindness, charisma, desire to be part of a team or ensemble, and willingness to do anything for a laugh. That was obvious to anyone who watched him crash through that coffee table during the "Saturday Night Live" Matt Foley sketch (he was the one living in a van down by the river). It was apparent to anyone who saw him...

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