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Daniel Radcliffe and Paul Dano form an explosive friendship in 'Swiss Army Man'

Daniel Radcliffe and Paul Dano form an explosive friendship in 'Swiss Army Man'

Labeled “the farting corpse movie” at Sundance, the forcefully quirky “Swiss Army Man” certainly expels a lot in trying to convince you its bruised-emo wilderness yarn is whimsically imaginative. Its dynamic duo -- Paul Dano’s stranded neurotic and Daniel Radcliffe’s gaseous cadaver – may be one of modern cinema’s more willfully odd pairings.

But there’s more than a whiff of overwrought dude pity to this spottily amusing absurdist adventure from feature debut writers/directors Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, who show they have style (and methane) to burn.

An opening suicide attempt is always an attention-grabber. So is an...

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