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Jungle Cruise Review 'SUMMER ADVENTURE of the year'

Movie Review: 'Me, Earl, and the Dying Girl'

Me, Earl, and The Dying Girl is at once a cinematic beauty and frustrating coming-of-age tripe. Review by Matt Cummings In Director Alfonso Gomez-Rejon's Me, Earl, and The Dying Girl , the high school senior Greg (Thomas Mann) enjoys a neutered relationship with every clique: cool from a distance, but none enjoying a true friendship with the other. That's ok with the rejection-phobic Greg, even though his wacky father (Nick Offerman) and best friend Earl (RJ Cyler) know better. To pass the time, Greg and Earl shoot parodies of classic cinema, but even then Greg comnsiders Earl a "business partner." But all that changes when Greg's overly-serious mother (Connie Britton) sends him to comfort the leukemia-stricken high schooler Rachel (Olivia Cooke), who's not exactly happy that Greg is violating her personal space. As the two cement a close friendship, with Greg showing off his arthouse-style movies, both must decide whether they can keep their feel