There is something special about ‘The Spectacular Now’

Miles Teller and Shailane Woodley in 'The Spectacular Now'
Miles Teller and Shailane Woodley in ‘The Spectacular Now’

Living in the moment is great, when you’ve gotten somewhere in life.  When you’re a senior in high school who hasn’t accomplished much of anything, let alone get into a college, living in the “now” is a problem.  This problem is the subject of The Spectacular Now, a pretty good adaptation of a novel that’s received a number of accolades.

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‘The Descendants’ is A++ material

George Clooney stars in 'The Descendants'
George Clooney stars in ‘The Descendants’

Director Alex Payne has given us three gems so far, ElectionAbout Schmidt and Sideways.   His latest effort in the director’s chair, The Descendants definitely rises to the standard he previously set for himself.  Starring George Clooney as “Matt King” and adapted by Payne and two others from a novel, The Descendants is a tale of how life is both complex and simple, all at once.

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