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Real Steel 2011

Father and son movie bundled as robot-boxing movie. Pretty good overall, with stunning acting from both Hugh Jackman and Dakota Goyo. Goyo is especially fantastic.

The plot however feels a bit lacking here and there; especially in the last quarter of the movie where things seem to be rushed to the grand final championship with family drama in-between. There seems to be some things left unresolved and unexplained; e.g. what's the point of hinting that the robot might have had emotional connection with the user (with the frequent stills of the robot's "expression")? Also the grand final doesn't have enough screen time, as if the battles were cut and sped up because of time constraint.

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