The Spectacular Now
First screened in August 2013
Director: James Ponsoldt. Cast: Miles Teller, Shailene Woodley, Brie Larson, Kyle Cranston, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Masam Holden, Dayo Okeniyi, Andre Royo, Mary Elizabeth Winstead. Screenplay: Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber (based on the novel by Tim Tharp).
Twitter Capsule: Warm. Modest. A bit truncated. Good Will Hunty in ever more overt ways. Richly acted and complexly sympathetic.

Photo © 2013 A24/21 Laps Entertainment
Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B

Sundance Film Festival: Special Jury Prize (Teller and Woodley)

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