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'Careful What You Wish For,' especially if it is a Nick Jonas erotic thriller

'Careful What You Wish For,' especially if it is a Nick Jonas erotic thriller

“Careful What You Wish For” aims to be a light erotic thriller about the affair between an older woman and a younger man set against the backdrop of a bucolic Southern vacation town. Unfortunately, the film, written by Chris Frisina and directed by Elizabeth Allen (“Aquamarine”), reinforces a troubling worldview of domestic violence victims as scheming opportunists.

The story about a blond vixen, Lena (Isabel Lucas) and her affair with an innocent high school student Doug (Nick Jonas) is fairly straightforward — girl meets boy, girl has rich jerk husband (Dermot Mulroney), girl and boy sleep together anyway.

Jonas has the wide-eyed naif down but...

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