Even if you didn't buy into James Ponsoldt's earnest coming-of-age romance "The Spectacular Now," you can't deny the film's powerful lead performances. Gifted youngsters Miles Teller (26) and Shailene Woodley (21) go for broke in this genuine crowd-pleaser, talking like real teenagers, behaving like them and acting a fool as 18-year-olds do. Audiences have adored this movie since it premiered at Sundance. So what are the film's award chances?
- By Anne Thompson and Ryan Lattanzio
- November 6, 2013 7:00 AM
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