September 20, 2012
NR; 1:37 running time
"Liberal Arts" is a light and lively comedy of manners about college, literature and a midlife crisis that hits earlier than expected. The bookish group at the heart of this talky film -- Josh Radnor, Elizabeth Olsen, Richard Jenkins, Zac Efron and Allison Janney -- is having such a grand time trading tart exchanges their mood proves infectious. The sparring helps offset some of the contrivances that make "Liberal Arts" less buttoned-up than it should be ¿ so an "A" for effort and a "C" for execution.
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