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Foxcatcher Review

Champions are born, not raised. Probably. Foxcatcher highlights a role those physically gifted Gods are given in society. Wrestlers, rugby players, it’s all the same to those who have no aspirations for toned looks and terrible feats of physical strength. But there is dirt beneath the surface. For all its uniformity and desire for kinsmanship through teamwork, jealousy prevails. That is the core of Foxcatcher. That jealousy remains throughout and works its way into the outlook of professionals who, when tasked with facing up to their feelings, are not prepared. They are physically strong but mentally aghast, and that is the fine line drawn between these leading characters under director Bennett Miller. 

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