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John Wells
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The Company Men
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The Company Men

2008. With the US economy collapsing all around it, the GTX corporation starts making swinging cuts. Among those affected are sales hotshot Bobby (Affleck) and executives Gene (Jones) and Phil (Cooper). Now that they're surplus to requirements at the company they slaved for, how do they restructure their lives?

Wells knows how to extract the goods from a great cast, but it's in service of a somewhat mundane story. Still, it'll make you think about the imbalance in the business world, even if the arguments and consequences are nothing all that revolutionary.

Reviewed by James White

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