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First Daughter

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Last winter, Fox bumped the release date of its border-line-intolerable romantic comedy, to prevent any inevitable comparisons to Mandy Moore’s nearly indistinguishable Chasing Liberty. Too bad the tactic didn’t work: Both films feature an unconvincingly rebellious teenage daughter of the president, who discovers forbidden love; both up the cheese quotient with their forced dialogue and flimsy flings. The only difference? While Moore seemed content with her unchallenging role, Holmes barely conceals her disdain for such a prissy political pain-in-the-butt, giving First Daughter a microscopic boost in the polls. The lackluster EXTRAS include an unenlightening commentary from Holmes and onscreen love interest Marc Blucas, deleted scenes, and a making of the choreography featurette. Zzz…