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“Brooklyn” is a fun watch but highly overrated

“Brooklyn” is a fun watch but highly overrated

Casey Lu, Staff Writer

January 15, 2016

In Eavan Boland’s poem, “The Emigrant Irish,” the speaker laments that Americans put the experience of Irish immigrants to America “out...of [their]...minds.” Adapted from the Colm Tóibín novel, the Oscar-nominated, independent period drama, “Brooklyn,” brings this experience back to 2015. Set in 1950's New York City, “Brooklyn” respins the stuck-...

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