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You know the cliche of having a beautiful Hollywood person sport some glasses and maybe a plaid shirt and then being touted as the “nerd”? Yeah well this movie might do it more preposterously then any I’ve seen that come to memory... suspending my disbelief that Amanda Seyfried was the homely friend was SIGNIFICANTLY harder than buying into Megan Fox spewing black CGI sludge. But this is fun; the first twenty minutes might be a little too torturous (I get…
I’d hesitated to watch this for awhile because I saw the word “dance” in the synopsis but shame on me, because I dug it. There’s enough coming-of-age stories and too few I’m-27-what-the-fuck-am-I-doing-with-my-life stories, and with the utmost sincerity, I hope it becomes a bonafide genre.
Greta Gerwig is so fucking charming in this!!! I was smitten with her character from the second I met her, watching her navigate that (more unappealing than romantic) New York City life was nothing but a joy.