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‘This is Us’ creator stumbles into melodrama ‘Life Itself’

“This is Us” creator Dan Fogelman has inadvertently provided a stark lesson on key differences between TV and movies with “Life Itself,” the new film that he wrote and directed. Featuring similar emotional beats, the movie suffers by cramming all that melodrama into a confined space, heightening the sense of manipulation to what feels like absurd levels.

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