Movie Review: Laggies Oh Please!

October 30, 2014 2:32 PM

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Keira Kneightly is a good actress and a joy to watch, but mediocre dialogue and this story line cannot be cured by her beauty. She is not that pretty. She needs better material or her career will plummet to the depths. Laggies, written while yawning by Andrea Seigel, is about a twenty something, Megan (Keira Kneightly), facing an age crisis. What to do with her boring life? If it is so boring, why are we watching a movie about it? Should she marry the schlump to whom she is engaged? No way, Jose! Anthony (Mark Webber) is beyond dull to watch. No sparks ignite this painful relationship. For excitement and escape Megan acquiesces to buy alcohol for sixteen year old Annika ( Chloe Grace Moritz) and begins to run with her while playing with skateboards. Oh, please!

Annika's Mom (Gretchen Mol) delivers this movies high note when she tries to be a mother she does not want to be. She prefers modeling lingerie for catalogs and gives some kinky bras to her estranged daughter, Annika, in an effort to relate. Mol brings magic to Laggies. I was about to walk out when ...

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