Gonna fly now? - Page 2

A battered Mickey Rourke bids for late-round greatness in The Wrestler
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Still suspiciously overpumped, locks long (like those of the '80s hair-metal bands whose soundtrack emphasis is the film's wittiest touch), impressive in seemingly unfaked rough ring action, generally bruised, and apologetic, he's a one-dimensionally sweet tuff guy. He's a star again — but has he really been asked to play anybody but himself?

THE WRESTLER

Opens Thurs/25 in San Francisco

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