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Post Grad

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Alexis Bledel, Rodrigo Santoro, ...
Suzanne Tenner

Post Grad

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
89 minutes
Wide Release Date:
08/21/09
performer:
Alexis Bledel, Zach Gilford, Carol Burnett, Michael Keaton
director:
Vicky Jenson
author:
Kelly Fremon Craig
genre:
Comedy

We gave it a C

In Post Grad, the Gilmore Girls‘ bright-eyed Alexis Bledel plays a Ms. Sunshine who’s fresh out of college and unable to find work (let alone her dream job in publishing), and thus — conveniently for the uninspired makers of this dismayingly conservative dramedy — she’s temporarily bunking back home with her wacky-lite family. (Carol Burnett fills the crackpot oldie role usually offered to Alan Arkin.) Friday Night LightsZach Gilford has the dull honor of playing a loving guy waiting to be loved back. More laziness: Life in the publishing biz is depicted, natch, as a soul suck. C