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AS CHURCHILL, OLDMAN PERFORMS HIS GREATEST DISAPPEARING ACT

It’s a long distance from Sid Vicious to Winston Churchill, and a greater leap, still, from Dracula to “Darkest Hour.”

Gary Oldman, character-actor maverick, has taken up perhaps his biggest — and most buttoned-down — challenge. For even a veteran chameleon like Oldman who has a way of hiding in plain sight, the task of tackling such a heroic titan of 20th century history is a leap. If he can disappear behind just glasses (2011’s “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy”) or merely a mustache (1989’s “The Firm”), what feats of transformation can he accomplish with a pile of prosthetics and a

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