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“Milk”: A Review

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Variety’s Todd McCarthy calls Gus Van Sant’s “Milk,” which opens next month, “an adroitly and tenderly observed account of the life of Harvey Milk.”

He writes, “Commentators will not fail to note certain parallels with the current political season, encapsulated by its hero’s parting line, “You gotta give ‘em hope.””

He gives particular raves to Sean Penn in the lead role.

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