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For Ethan Hawke, upending the biopic, and a few other saws with it

For Ethan Hawke, upending the biopic, and a few other saws with it

He's probably best known as the voluble philosophizer in Richard Linklater movies, the kind of guy who plays himself really well. But the truth is Ethan Hawke contains plenty of range.  ("Truth" in that Ethan Hawke, he's seeking-to-find-it-every-day-kind of way)

The actor has showed he can pull off elevated genre material ("Before the Devil Knows You're Dead," "Training Day," hopefully the upcoming "Magnificent Seven" remake), less elevated genre work ("The Purge") and topical drama ("Good Kill"). Also, if you're of a certain Gen-X age, you remember the first time you heard Troy Dyer say "You look like a...

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