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'Sex Ed' a charming comedy despite its flaws
'Sex Ed' a charming comedy despite its flaws

"Sex Ed" is a likable little comedy that features such a well-conceived and portrayed main character it makes up for the film's slender concept and leaps in logic. Director Isaac Feder and writer Bill Kennedy, making their feature debuts here, warmly and humorously depict the human sexual condition. That's not to say things don't get plenty raunchy — it kind of goes with the movie's territory. But the picture's equitable, ingratiating tone keeps us invested instead of distanced. Meet Ed Cole (Haley Joel Osment), a 23-year-old virgin and would-be math instructor hired to oversee an after-school detention program at a Florida middle school. Although...

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