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The life neurotic
Darjeeling gets personal, while Ryan Gosling finds his own little miss sunshine

BY NEIL MORRIS and ZACK SMITH



Ryan Gosling goes for the spare in Lars and the Real Girl.
Photo by George Kraychyk/ Sidney Kimmel Entertainment

Lars and the Real Girl might be this fall’s Little Miss Sunshine, which you can take as either an endorsement or a warning.

Like Sunshine, Lars takes deep, psychological dysfunction—in this case, a lonely man’s delusional acceptance of a “love doll” as real—and uses it as the backdrop for sitcom laughs and heartwarming sentiment.

Full review here.

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