This is the End

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This is the End takes a diamond concept – several of-the-moment stoner-ish actors play themselves as the apocalypse hits – and mauls it to death with uncharismatic performances by somehow unlikable leads, cameos that go nowhere (thanks for stopping by Rihanna) and an extended rape gag that makes you want to die.

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

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Some surprising plot developments aren’t given enough room to feel anything other than weirdly inappropriate, and it’s just too incredible to imagine 3 people not recognising ‘Heroes’ by Bowie, but TPOBAW is otherwise a strong, touching coming-of-age tale aided no small amount by beautiful performances, most notably by Logan Lerman.