Director Burr Steers, of the terrific "Igby Goes Down," is stuck polishing clichès. show more
While the movie feels shelf-worn, Efron's performance is fresh. show more
Works better than you might imagine at times but stumbles awkwardly other times. The unevenness in the writing is matched by directorial overkill in certain comic sequences. show more
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A surprisingly good movie. Definitely good to see Zac Efron in a new type of role with emotional range.