Movie review: 'The Spectacular Now' is just about perfect

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Posted: Friday, August 23, 2013 12:00 am

Everybody in the senior class knows hard-partying, back-slapping Sutter. He's kind of a high school legend. He lives for the moment.

But in director James Ponsoldt's coming-of-age tale “The Spectacular Now,” life is about to change for Sutter after his girlfriend suddenly dumps him. Also for Aimee, who finds him passed out on a neighbor's lawn the next morning as she begins her paper route.

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