“Seeking a Friend for the End of the World” review
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If there have been three things that movies have had an excess of in the last ten years, it’s been Manic Pixie Dream Girls (“500 Days of Summer,” “Elizabethtown,” “Garden State”), Life Crisis Nice Guys (“Little Miss Sunshine,” “Dan in Real Life,” “Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist”) and Armageddon (“The Road,” “Terminator Salvation,” “Sunshine”). Now, when all three establishments seem to be in decline, Lorene Scafaria brings us “Seeking a Friend for the End of the World,” a film starring a Manic Pixie Dream Girl (Keira Knightley) and a Life Crisis Nice Guy (Steve Carell) dealing with Armageddon.
2.5 out of 4 stars Written and Directed by: Lorene Scafaria Starring: Steve Carell, Keira Knightley and Melanie Lynskey Rated: R
“Seeking a Friend for the End of the World” takes place in the near future, where all attempts to divert a cluster of meteors from striking earth have failed and scientists have given the human race three weeks till extinction. Insurance salesman Dodge’s (Care
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