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True Story: A Distillation of Evil From A Slight Remove!

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True Story is, oddly enough, based on a true story – Christian Longo murdered his family and disappeared. When he was captured, in Mexico, he was posing as a journalist named Mike Finkel. Mike Finkel was a New York Times reporter who was fired for fabricating the subject of an important story – and became the only person Longo would talk to.

Finkel’s book, True Story, detailed those conversations and was a bestseller. The film adapted from the book is intriguing, occasionally compelling but creates a distance between itself and its audience that it almost but not quite earns back.

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Off Kilter Trailer: True Story!

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Jonah Hill and James Franco star in True Story, based on the story of journalist Mike Finkel and Christian Longo – the murderer who lived in Europe for years under his name.

Also starring Felicity Jones and  Ethan Suplee, True Story will be in theaters in January. Check out the trailer after the jump.

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