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Under the radar: Twang, Salinger and bold type

Under the radar: Twang, Salinger and bold type

Our annual compilation of overlooked films. Each reviewer chose five films to highlight.

“Wheeler”: Stephen Dorff’s highly affecting, career-best performance as a late-blooming country singer-songwriter who heads to Nashville for a shot at the brass ring anchored this terrific, docudrama-like tale from director Ryan Ross, who co-wrote with Dorff. The actor also made impressive contributions to the fine score and soundtrack.

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