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Clichés abound in routine romance 'The Choice'

Clichés abound in routine romance 'The Choice'

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"THE CHOICE" — 1½ stars — Benjamin Walker, Teresa Palmer, Alexandra Daddario; rated PG-13 (sexual content and some thematic issues); in general release [Read More]

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