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Extraordinary Measures requires extraordinary tolerance for bathos, bombast and plain old unpleasantness. It’s a fictionalized – and sadly trivialized – adaptation of a non-fiction book, The Cure, which was written by my Wall Street Journal colleague Geeta Anand. The essence of the story was indicated by the book’s subtitle: How A Father Raised $100 million – and Bucked the Medical Establishment – In a Quest to Save His Children...

Creation is a fancier botch, blissed out on its own cleverness. Paul Bettany is Charles Darwin, struggling to finish The Origin of the Species while he grieves the loss of his beloved daughter Annie, who died at the age of ten...

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The Cure

Geeta Anand

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Joe Morgenstern

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