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As Cool as I Am (2013)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  21 June 2013 (USA)
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A smart teenage girl comes of age in a small town with her self-centered parents who had her when they were teenagers.

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Sixteen-year-old Lucy is a tomboy. She gets on well with her father but is frequently separated from him for months on end when he goes to work in Canada. Her relationship with her mother is easy-going and she takes care of most things around the house. She tunes into her sexuality and her not so 'stable' family dynamics. She develops a relationship with her best friend Kenny and starts to realize that her parents' marriage is not as solid as she had previously imagined. She notices that her father's extended stays away from the family are not typical, and that her mother does not pine for her father as much as she herself does. Written by Girish

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Rated R for sexual content including an assault, and some teen drinking | See all certifications »

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This was Claire Danes's first feature film in five years. See more »

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At the beginning of the movie, when Lucy and Lainee eats at the diner, Lainee puts the ketchup bottle back on the table twice. See more »

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I Dont Believe You
Written and performed by Charlene Soraia
Courtesy of Peacefrog Records
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Not as cool as I expected
21 February 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

OK, first let me start by saying I adore both Claire Danes and James Marsden (usually) so I was excited to watch this film, hoping for a cute and funny story that I could relate to (being a teen mom myself, who now has teenage children). What a disappointment! This movie is not funny at all. Never once did I laugh or even chuckle. Why it's labeled a comedy is a mystery to me.

Furthermore, and I'm not giving anything away here, but the ending was abrupt and heartbreaking, and left me in tears! I seriously wish I could get the $1.20 I wasted on this film refunded from Redbox and rewind the clock and use that wasted time doing anything else. If you are in the mood for something funny, steer clear of this tragedy.


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