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'Enlightened' review: HBO's newest show is still in the process of finding itself

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There's not much Laura Dern can't do in terms of acting. She's played everything from a paleobotanist in "Jurassic Park" to Florida Secretary of State Katherine Harris in "Recount." But the biggest challenge for this two-time Golden Globe winner may be making something of her new HBO series "Enlightened." The show centers around Amy Jellicoe (Dern), an executive at an Herbalife-type organization. After an affair with her married boss (Charles Esten) goes sour, she's set to be forced into a lesser division at the company. For a woman whose identity is so wrapped up in her career, combined with her own personal struggles, this news sets off a mental breakdown.Her road to recovery begins at a holistic treatment center in Hawaii. It is here that Amy sees God, or in her words, something "better than God." As the title of the show suggests, Amy is now "Enlightened."When she returns to Los Angeles, Amy attempts to...


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