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'Descendants' Trailer a Classic Clooneydemption

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Ah, what would the indie movie scene be without a steady stream of films about neglectful, well-to-do fathers belatedly redeeming themselves to their children and themselves? Our latest comes from Alexander Payne, who's at last re-emerged from a seven-year feature hiatus to bring us impressive-looking collection of G. Clooney silent reaction shots assembled into the expected cocktail of drama, comedy, and sad, aging schlubbiness. Trailer!:

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