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Review: 'Parkland' shaky in showing days after JFK's assassination
Review: 'Parkland' shaky in showing days after JFK's assassination

"Parkland" hangs on a split second on Nov. 22, 1963, when a president was shot, a country was wounded and a city was brought to its knees. This unsettling film zeros in on the initial impact — just four days — for those closest to the president, for the many ordinary people of Dallas who became involved, and for a city that would begin to wear the assassination of John F. Kennedy like a shroud. It is the way in which ordinary acts began to define an extraordinary moment in history, and the residue of regret that would stay with the city, that Peter Landesman's new film seeks to mine. The writer-director digs deeply and with a marked sensitivity, capturing the...

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