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'LBJ' a safe biopic likely to get lost in awards shuffle

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Preston Barta

LBJ (3 stars) - Busy man Woody Harrelson portrays the 36th President of the United States in a rather safe, non-offensive biopic. Director Rob Reiner, who hasn't really taken many risks with his career lately, delves into the life of Lyndon B. Johnson, but misses the opportunity to make a film that mirrors the kind of activist lifestyle that Reiner leads. Audiences may be wowed by the performances and learn a few things along the way, but LBJ most likely will be lost the awards season shuffle. Rated R, 98 minutes.

FEATURED IMAGE: Woody Harrelson as Lyndon Johnson in LBJ.  CREDIT: Sam Emerson, Electric Entertainment-Acadia Filmed Entertainment