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'Hollidaysburg' hits all the right humor buttons
'Hollidaysburg' hits all the right humor buttons

"Hollidaysburg" is one of two movies made from the same screenplay as part of the Starz TV network's filmmaker competition series, "The Chair." (The other flick, "Not Cool," played in L.A. last week.) Though "Hollidaysburg" may not break tons of new ground, it's smart, warm and authentic — one of the better youth comedies of the last few years. The script, credited to Dan Schoffer and directed by Anna Martemucci, deftly captures that defining moment when college freshmen return home for Thanksgiving only to realize how much has changed and what it's time to leave behind. The movie channels this evocative scenario through an...

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