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Culture, The Exhibitionist Flop Report: Making Sense of Zac Efron's <i>We Are Your Friends</i>

Flop Report: Making Sense of Zac Efron's We Are Your Friends

The story…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Ramin Bahrani's <i>At Any Price</i>: A Film About the Quiet Desperation of the American Farmer

Ramin Bahrani's At Any Price: A Film About the Quiet Desperation of the American Farmer

Inspiration for Ramin Bahrani's latest film, At Any Price, came from reading food expert Michael Pollan's bestselling books, such as The Omnivore's Dilemma and In Defense of Food. Bahrani, touted by the late, great film critic Roger Ebert as "director…
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Film, "The Lucky One": Well, It's No "Notebook"

"The Lucky One": Well, It's No "Notebook"

The Lucky One is the seventh movie based on a Nicholas Sparks book — two more are currently in pre-production — and, well, it's no Notebook. In fact, it's the most leaden of the bunch. Zac Efron stars as U.S.…
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Film, "Dr. Seuss' The Lorax": Tediously Preaching Preservation

"Dr. Seuss' The Lorax": Tediously Preaching Preservation

A computer-animated 3-D tracing of Dr. Seuss's 1971 fable, The Lorax concerns a young resident of synthetic, plastic-coated suburb Thneed-Ville, Ted (voiced by Zac Efron), who goes searching for a legendary living tree outside the city walls. There he encounters…
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Film, Matthew McConaughey is scary bad in <i>Ghosts of Girlfriends Past</i>

Matthew McConaughey is scary bad in Ghosts of Girlfriends Past

Two weeks after jowly Matthew Perry transformed into pretty Zac Efron to relive his adolescence in 17 Again, Warner Bros. releases Ghosts of Girlfriends Past, another backward and backward-looking child-is-father-to-the-man rom-com, with Matthew McConaughey, who, 18 years Efron's senior and…
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Film, Judging by<i>17 Again</i>, Zac Efron should stick to musicals

Judging by17 Again, Zac Efron should stick to musicals

This much is certain about the makers of the new Zac Efron picture 17 Again: They know their audience. Scientifically engineered for maximum shriek-and-squeal value among his legion of distaff tween fans (and no small number of lonelyheart cougars and…
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News, The Snitch Dolla Bill Ya'll: You Can Buy Some Really Strange Stuff in the Mission for a Buck

Dolla Bill Ya'll: You Can Buy Some Really Strange Stuff in the Mission for a Buck

High School Musical 3 came out in October of last year and its marketing flotsam and jetsam has since drifted into a dollar store near you. Want a Zac Efron night-light? A HSM3 sticker set, pencil case, box of tissues?…
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