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LOSER

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Loser

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
98 minutes
Wide Release Date:
07/21/00
performer:
Jason Biggs, Mena Suvari, Dan Aykroyd, Greg Kinnear
director:
Amy Heckerling
distributor:
Columbia Pictures
author:
58062
genre:
Romance, Comedy

We gave it a D+

Amy Heckerling relies on a story line more trite than candy hearts in her Clueless follow-up — and her leading duo isn’t much help either. With her eyes lined in post-Goth smudge, Suvari shows the range of a 2-year-old as Dora, a stray coed who flits between tantrums and tears while sleeping with her skeezy lit prof (Greg Kinnear). Biggs’ Paul is a well-meaning, pathetic lug who unfunnily exhibits classic nerd tendencies — trips on stairs, wears dumb hat. The lesson: Two losers do not a winner make.

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