Review: ‘42’ lacks depth and subtlety, but excels in accuracy and heart

Billed as “The true story of an American legend,” Brian Helgeland’s Jackie Robinson movie “42” is certainly that, but it’s not necessarily a biopic. Much like Steven Spielberg’s “Lincoln,” this film takes a small slice of its subject’s life and shows us what we can learn from it. Early on in “42,” Brooklyn Dodgers team…

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Brent Lindquist is a reporter at the Lynden Tribune and the Tribune's State of the Arts columnist. Email Brent at reporter@lyndentribune.com. Follow the Tribune on Twitter at @LyndenTribune.