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How to Stop Being a Loser (2011)

 |  Comedy  |  18 November 2011 (UK)
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James is useless with women, but his luck changes under the tutelage of pick-up artist, Ampersand. As James learns the art of seduction he begins to wonder about Ampersand's intentions and questions what would truly make him happy in life.

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Christina
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James is useless with women, but his luck changes under the tutelage of pick-up artist, Ampersand. As James learns the art of seduction he begins to wonder about Ampersand's intentions and questions what would truly make him happy in life.

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A loser will rise.

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22 February 2012 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This movie is well worth the watch. It has some entertaining moments, and does draw you into the story. You can connect with a variety of characters, regardless of your personal story. Just watch it and try to connect it to your life, and this movie will help illustrate what is wrong in the world in many ways, but also shows how some things that have been devalued by the media and society are the most important. Don't look past your friends, and seek solely money or personal fame. There are many funny scenes in this movie, though for the most part there aren't many known actors, shows how on a lower budget a good movie can be made. It takes the basic love-interest storyline a step further as well.


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