'Tyrannosaur' -- 2 stars

<b>No Rating; 1:31 running time</b><br><br>
Some films pull no punches in their on-screen brutality while pulling all sorts of punches in other ways. Writer-director Paddy Considine's grim yet tidy slice of pain, "Tyrannosaur," serves as this week's example. The film won over many passionate admirers on the festival circuit, and the acting ¿ particularly the moving performance of Olivia Colman as a battered spouse living in a grim corner of Leeds, England ¿ is fierce and committed. So why doesn't its impact linger? -- Michael Phillips<br><br>Read the full <a href=http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/movies/sc-mov-1129-tyrannosaur-20111201,0,6677834.column>"Tyrannosaur" movie review</a>

No Rating; 1:31 running time

Some films pull no punches in their on-screen brutality while pulling all sorts of punches in other ways. Writer-director Paddy Considine's grim yet tidy slice of pain, "Tyrannosaur," serves as this week's example. The film won over many passionate admirers on the festival circuit, and the acting ¿ particularly the moving performance of Olivia Colman as a battered spouse living in a grim corner of Leeds, England ¿ is fierce and committed. So why doesn't its impact linger? -- Michael Phillips

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