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Tuesday, September 1 2009

Adventureland

A hugely enjoyable blend of humor and agony that captures the confused, painful, but open-ended state of late adolescence.


Wednesday, April 8 2009

Adventureland: Bastards of Young

A loping comedy of displacement that snaps off dozens of easy laughs without breaking a sweat, Adventureland transcends the indie comedy trap by dint of not being content merely to capture its milieu but to animate it.


Friday, April 3 2009

Adventureland

Adventureland is as tidy and predictable as it sounds. And it falls into that annoying trap that seems to plague this sort of film, relying on an unrelenting '80s soundtrack to set tones and cue plot points.


Sunday, August 19 2007

Seth Rogen turns his adolescence into ‘Superbad’


Saturday, August 18 2007

Superbad

Though it seems like a thoroughly modern experience, Superbad does have a delicious throwback mentality, a sense of humiliating history reminiscent of those days in back of the classroom, trading newly learned dirty jokes with your fellow classmates.


Friday, August 17 2007

Superbad

The focus remains unchanged: scared, eager boys make their clumsy ways toward a semblance of self-awareness.


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