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Arts & Entertainment - September 17, 2010

Wires crossed

'Cell Phone' has something to say about digital isolation, but message gets muddled

by Chad Jones

You just never know what life will throw at you. Perhaps the man sitting across from you at a cafe will die suddenly, and when you answer his cell phone, your life changes irrevocably. Or maybe something less life-altering will happen — like a terrible traffic jam on U.S. 101 will keep a leading lady from arriving at the theater on time.

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