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Review: 'Young Adult' dares you to like it

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Posted: Thursday, December 8, 2011 12:01 am

Gorgeous but damaged, conceited yet self-loathing, Charlize Theron dares you to like her in "Young Adult" - and the movie itself dares you to stick with an anti-heroine who makes no apologies for her deplorable behavior. It's an exciting thing to see, this willful rejection of tidy character arcs and happy endings, and it actually makes you wish "Young Adult" had been even further fleshed out and gone on a little longer.

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