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For once, I have something nice to say about the sparse schedule of theatrical releases, while studios push back their surefire hits until they can play to full houses. In a field of blockbusters, the quiet adult drama “Let Him Go” almost surely would have been lost at the box office. But with the release calendar cleared save for one meager release per week, this movie can comfortably open at No. 1. Granted, it’s a pretty pathetic No. 1 with many theaters closed or at reduced capacity, but there’s room for this movie to grow through word-of-mouth, which it decidedly deserves.
Kevin Costner and Diane Lane star as George and Margaret Blackledge, respectively. He’s a former sheriff in small-town Montana, and she’s so wily that I got the