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A trio of post collegiate friends at the crossroads.
I wonder if in this day and age people will always assume the cinematic equivalent of twenty-somethings as being individuals who are confused, stagnant, and searching. By the work of the trio of writers (yes I said trio) and pair of directors (if it didn't work for Casino Royale, why would you need more than one director) the answer is yes, twenty-something's lack of motivation and focus should be considered a national crisis and the CDC should intervene. Why would anyone want to spend time with a triumvirate of hedonistic, arrogant, narcissistic whiners is beyond me. No discernible plot is seen here and the mood among our leads keeps shifting as much as the locations we see them travail through. Maybe if the director(s) and writer(s) remembered a masterpiece like Sex, Lies, & Videotape they would learn the concept of subtlety, nuance, meaning, and true pathos. The fluff they concocted is insulting to a former twenty-something like myself. If they couldn't do something remotely original on the eternal theme of 'individuals lost in a mass of individuals' why not make a film where everyone knows what they want and know where they're going. It may not be a good film but infinitely more promising then the one on view.
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