If we were to play Word Association and you were given the name Clive Owen, what would you say? The lucky astute of us who have followed Clive since 1998’s “Croupier” have seen him play brash and gruff villains, antiheroes, and leading men. As of the new film “The Confirmation,” you have very likely never seen him play a domestic father. Now, north of 50 years old, here’s Clive Owen in a role that doesn’t require, nor utilize, any of the sexy traits that made him a James Bond candidate before Daniel Craig.
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