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Misguided Focus: ‘Concussion’ Errs By Focusing on a Doctor, Not on Dying NFL Players

Concussion is an odd, misguided movie. Will Smith plays Dr. Bennet Omalu, a pathologist studying the cadavers of former football players who are dying in mysterious ways. His studies eventually lead to the discovery of CTE (chronic traumatic encephalopathy), a brain disease resulting from repeated concussive hits to the head. Director Peter Landesman’s film makes […]