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'We Are Your Friends': EW review

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Tony Rivetti Jr

We Are Your Friends

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
96 minutes
Wide Release Date:
08/28/15
performer:
Zac Efron, Wes Bentley, Emily Ratajkowski
director:
Max Joseph
genre:
Drama, Music, Romance

We gave it a C

Zac Efron stars as Cole, a wannabe DJ searching for that one hit track that will help him escape the San Fernando Valley with his party-promoter friends and earn the affections of his mentor’s (Wes Bentley) much younger girlfriend (Emily Ratajkowski). Directed by Max Joseph (MTV’s Catfish), the film fakes emotion with flashing lights and a pulsing soundtrack, and before Cole realizes the music was in him this entire time (ugh), the story falls flat. C