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Review: 'Geography Club' gets a bit lost

Review: 'Geography Club' gets a bit lost

Sweet, slight and frequently familiar, "Geography Club," based on Brent Hartinger's novel about sexual identity among suburban teens, often feels as if it's circling its expiration date.

As the would-be heart of the movie, the burgeoning romance between two attractive, closeted 16-year-olds — low-key good guy Russell (Cameron Deane Stewart) and Goodkind High's star quarterback, Kevin (Justin Deeley) — had great potential to take this largely pie-in-the-sky story to some honest, compelling and frankly sexy places. Stewart and Deeley are appealing, natural actors with convincing chemistry.

Unfortunately, the script by Edmund Entin, whose twin brother, Gary, directed,...

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