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Movie review: Not even a shockingly ripped Donnie Darko can punch up Southpaw’s soapy script

Southpaw★★ ½ Now playing Costarring Jake Gyllenhaal and his torso, Southpaw is a technically competent but largely uninteresting boxing movie with the soapiest script this side of the daytime Emmys. The movie’s main appeal is watching Gyllenhaal muscle his way through it with a powerful physical performance. Directed by Antoine Fuqua (Training Day), Southpaw chronicles […]