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The Visitor (movie)
'4 Minute Mile' crosses the finish line

"4 Minute Mile" is a small, low-budget movie that's much better than it has a right to be, considering it could easily slip into cliche so easily. But thanks to solid performances and a steady hand from director Charles-Olivier Michaud and writers Josh Campbell and Jeff Van Wie, it's a moving, if occasionally heavy-handed, sports drama that deserves a wider audience than it is probably going to find in its limited release. An earnest Kelly Blatz (the TV series "Glory Daze") is Drew, a talented high-school track star with anger issues. Certainly, the kid living in a rundown Seattle neighborhood has a lot to be angry about: losing his dad at a young age, an...