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'The Upside' skates by on feel-good Hart-Cranston pairing

(CNN)After his experience with the Oscars, Kevin Hart could probably use a picker-upper right about now. He likely has a marginal one with "The Upside," a crowd-pleasing remake of a popular 2011 French film, "Les Intouchables," that skates by, barely, on the chemistry between Hart and Bryan Cranston.The movie's off-screen odyssey, frankly, might be more interesting than the film itself. Originally made by the Weinstein Co., it premiered at the Toronto Film Festival in 2017, then sat on the shelf for months, while new distribution was secured after the sexual-assault allegations against producer Harvey Weinstein.(Weinstein has denied all allegations of "non-consensal sex.")Whether the delayed release helps or hurts commercially speaking rem ...
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