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Seen at the Movies: Mike Nichols’ film version of Patrick Marber’s play Closer is designed as a venomous snake of a movie, sinuous and deadly. It means to seduce you with the elegance of its craft and the beauty of its four stars—Jude Law, Julia Roberts, Clive Owen, and Natalie Portman—and then sink in its fangs. The actors are cast as Londoners playing romantic musical chairs, a collection of alternately selfish, self-hating, shallow, and bitter creatures whose favorite pastime

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