'Hard Candy' Indeed: A Dark Thriller

Ellen Page and Patrick Wilson star in 'Hard Candy'

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Bob Mondello reviews Hard Candy, a thriller that wraps issues of pedophilia, torture, and vengeance into a slick — but sick — little package.

The movie begins with a scenario that may seem familiar to anyone who's read newspapers in the past five years: A girl meets up with a strange adult from an Internet chat room. But Bob Mondello says the film ends up somewhere surprising.

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