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The Cobbler

This toxic Adam Sandler movie about magical shoes is beyond repair

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Adam Sandler in 'The Cobbler.'

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Bad things can happen to talented people. Take Tom McCarthy, who wrote and directed The Station AgentThe Visitor and Win Win. All gems. His fourth film, The Cobbler, is a failure on every level. It's a toxic smear of curdled whimsy about a New York shoe-repair man (a lumbering Adam Sandler), who transforms into his customers when he puts on their shoes. The film is beyond awful and beyond repair.

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