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Film, "Seeking a Friend for the End of the World": Apocalyptically Dull

"Seeking a Friend for the End of the World": Apocalyptically Dull

What's missing from first-time director Lorene Scafaria's Steve Carell — vehicle misfire is the one element any apocalypse narrative suffocates without — urgency. Scafaria, screenwriter of the chipper, inexplicably lauded Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist, has created an end-times comedy…
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