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Toronto Review: ‘Beautiful Boy’ (★★★)

 Steve Carell and Timothée Chalamet both give Oscar-worthy performances as a father and son dealing with the son’s drug addiction in this affecting true story Stories about drug and alcohol addiction almost come ready with no empathy assembly required. We want to see people overcome this disease and are automatically rooting for them to do so. But, we also know that …

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Official trailer for ‘Beautiful Boy’ with Timothée Chalamet and Steve Carell is a heartbreaker

The first full trailer for Beautiful Boy, the English-language debut of Belgian director Felix Van Groeningen (the Oscar-nominated The Broken Circle Breakdown), is here and it’s a doozy. Oscar nominees Steve Carell (Foxcatcher) and Timothée Chalamet (Call Me By Your Name) star as David and Nic Sheff, a father and son whose memoirs (“Beautiful Boy” and “Tweak,” respectively) tell the heartbreakingly …

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