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'Laggies' a lively break from the pressures of adulthood
'Laggies' a lively break from the pressures of adulthood

"Laggies," starring Keira Knightley, Chloë Grace Moretz and Sam Rockwell, is a lovely lark that provides a lively consideration of the benefits of taking a break from the pressure of keeping up with the twentysomething Joneses. Directed by Lynn Shelton, with her usual light touch, the film represents a refining moment for a filmmaker who's been interesting from the first time she stepped behind the camera. That was for "My Effortless Brilliance" (2008), a comedy-drama about a wayward writer in search of reconnection. A year later, "Humpday," about a bromance in trouble, began collecting festival awards at Sundance, and it took home the Independent...

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