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Honestly, I was so dissapointed in this movie I could hardly stand it. I mean, the premise was so promising that I rushed to my video store to rent it. When I sat down to watch it I was amazed at the amateurish handling of such material. Okay, I understand that Justin Lin is young, I can forgive him that. What I can't forgive is the apparent lack of attention he paid to his actors. They were struggling throughout the whole movie. There's one scene, about three quarters of the way through the flick when it's a long two minute static shot of three of the main characters standing around and talking at a party. this scene was executed so poorly and with such disregard for aesthetics of film and acting that it literally blew my mind. Anyway, it just reinforces the notion that young actors and directors don't know how to deal with the static two shot anymore. As far as the film being hip, it seemed like one of those style over substance deals.
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