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Diablo Cody writing is most definitely an acquired taste, but I have to admit, I always go into her movies expecting to kinda hate them, but ending up kinda appreciating them for the quirky, out of the box film that they end up being. This was very much the case with “Juno”, and likewise with “Jennifer’s Body”. There’s nothing wrong with hating her movies, but I think if you give them a bit of a chance, you might end up liking them. Or at least, appreciating the novelty of her writing. In any case, “Young Adult” seems to have some of that quality, at least from these three clips. Judge for yourself, won’t you?
Soon after her divorce, a fiction writer returns to her home in small-town Minnesota, looking to rekindle a romance with her ex-boyfriend, who is now married with kids.
Starring Charlize Theron, Patrick Wilson, Elizabeth Reaser, and Patton Oswalt. Jason Reitman, who also directed the Diablo Cody-scripted “Juno”, also directs “Young Adult”.
Grow up December 16, 2011.