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Review: '5 Flights Up'

Review: '5 Flights Up'

The considerable cinematic charms of Diane Keaton and Morgan Freeman are no match for the hell that is the New York real estate market in "5 Flights Up," a middling comedy about getting old, trying to downsize and running up against real estate agents, hagglers and looky Lous.

If you've ever sold anything, you know that last category of gawker. They're the best running gag in "5 Flights Up," the assorted flakes, narcissists, power couples and others who acquire nicknames as retired teacher Ruth (Keaton) and never-quite-a-hit painter Alex (Freeman) run into them when their apartment goes on the market, and they, in turn, visit open houses looking for a place where...