Gabrielle Bondi reviews “Hands of Stone” for The Young Folks

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A performance does not make a movie. We’ve seen it time and time again, incredible performances mired by mediocre filmmaking. This seems to be on trend with biopics, which allow performers to take on complex characters but sticks them in a by-the-books highlights reel of their life. Unfortunately, that’s the case here for Hands of Stone. Known as one of boxing’s greatest, Roberto Durán is brought to life by the uber-talented Edgar Ramirez but is stuck in a film that frequently loses focus and tries to cover too much territory all at once.

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