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The Lucky One

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The Lucky One

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
101 minutes
Wide Release Date:
04/20/12
performer:
Zac Efron
director:
Scott Hicks
distributor:
Warner Bros.
genre:
Drama

We gave it a B+

The Picketts’ vocalist, Christy McWilson, steps out with a beautifully wrought, wickedly observant solo collection, The Lucky One. These songs of unrest and discontent — about growing older, motherhood, life in the music biz — prove why producer Dave Alvin calls her ”a roots-rock Sylvia Plath.” Musicians Greg Leisz, Syd Straw, and Chris Gaffney add their own homegrown eloquence. B+

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