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DVD Verdict: Youth in Revolt Review

DVD Verdict:

By now we should all be accustomed to the work of Michael Cera. His shy awkwardness and heartfelt persona has been soliciting sympathy from the "freaks n geeks" set, since he came of age in Arrested Development. He's nailed the lovable loser stereotype, and knows how to play it for maximum effect. The problem is that Cera doesn't change the game much between films and, as he grows older, what was endearing becomes flat-out weird. In Youth in Revolt, our main man Nick Twisp isn't much of a stretch. Take every character Cera has played up 'til now, add a dose of Wes Anderson verbiage, and you get a general idea of what to expect.

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