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What An Act: Michael Keaton Is Phenomenal As a Small-Town Doctor in ‘Dopesick’

The dopest show of the year features the veteran actor at his best.

Michael Keaton confesses in Dopesick.
My name is Sam. “Hello, Sam.” Photo: Hulu

When we first see Dr. Finnix (Michael Keaton) in Hulu’s new TV show, Dopesick, he’s in a courtroom — testifying before a grand jury in 2005. He looks sick: pale, sweaty, worn out. He’s visibly on the verge of crying…

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Akos Peterbencze

Akos Peterbencze

Writer. The Weakest Superhero. Saving the world through pop culture, mental health, and true crime. Be my ally and become a member: shorturl.at/nqFIY

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