Splendid cast can’t breathe life into ‘Henrietta Lacks’

The Oprah Winfrey seal of approval remains one of pop culture’s most powerful brands and marketing tools. Yet even that can’t breathe life — immortal or otherwise — into “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks,” an earnest HBO adaptation of the bestselling book that’s ultimately fenced in by its format.

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