3 1/2 stars
Cast: Joaquin Phoenix, Reese Witherspoon.
Director: James Mangold.
Length: 2 hours, 16 minutes.
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Theaters: Cary: Crossroads. Chapel Hill: Lumina. Timberlyne. Durham: Southpoint. Wynnsong. Garner: Towne Square. Morrisville: Park Place. Raleigh: Brier Creek. Carmike. Grande. Mission Valley. North Hills. Six Forks. Wakefield. Roxboro: Palace.
Rating: PG-13 (language, thematic material, depiction of drug dependency).