Channing Tatum, Steve Carell, Mark Ruffalo, Vanessa Redgrave
Though Foxcatcher has been in the theaters for a month, it recently grabbed five Oscar nominations. It’s worth seeing, if only for the exceptional performances.
The three actors at the center of this creepy wrestling tale are mesmerizing. Carell is almost unrecognizable as the privileged, eccentric John du Pont. Ruffalo displays his usual understated tenderness, and Tatum keeps uncovering the rough poetics of America’s less-than-genius lugs.