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Straight A's (2013)

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Pressured by his deceased mother's ghost to return home to the family he abandoned, a former addict grabs a bag of pills and a sack of marijuana and hits the road to Dallas.

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Nikki / Craps Table Girl #1
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Carla / Craps Table Girl #3 (as Simone Levin)
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Pressured by his deceased mother's ghost to return home to the family he abandoned, a former addict grabs a bag of pills and a sack of marijuana and hits the road to Dallas.

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Rated R for language and some drug use | See all certifications »

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(at around 13 mins) When Scott is speaking to Charles and Gracie in his room the arm behind his head switches from right to left to right. See more »

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Scott: There's more to life than getting straight A's.
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Got a Lover
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Not even close..
5 February 2013 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

This will be brief. The cast,with many quality proved works behind them can't be blamed for what is obviously a poorly directed, badly written and horrendously edited hack-job. The stunted and forced direction, film- school camera angles and poorly written dialogue are just too much to overcome for even this group of fine actors.

This had to be agony for the actors to sit through if there actually was a premiere, and the wasted storyline that could have been compelling or at the very least engaging was finished off by a lazy cable-network soundtrack and bad staging.

This could have been a very nice story. If this director ever gets another chance to do something like this he need to watch the last Hallmark Hall-of-Fame productions... they do this infinitely better.


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