'Liberal Arts' -- 2 1/2 stars

<b>NR; 1:37 running time</b><br><Br>
"Liberal Arts" is a light and lively comedy of manners about college, literature and a midlife crisis that hits earlier than expected. The bookish group at the heart of this talky film -- Josh Radnor, Elizabeth Olsen, Richard Jenkins, Zac Efron and Allison Janney -- is having such a grand time trading tart exchanges their mood proves infectious. The sparring helps offset some of the contrivances that make "Liberal Arts" less buttoned-up than it should be ¿ so an "A" for effort and a "C" for execution. <br><br><a href=http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/movies/sc-mov-0918-liberal-arts-20120920-25,0,6508545.story>Read the full "Liberal Arts" movie review</a>

( September 20, 2012 )

NR; 1:37 running time

"Liberal Arts" is a light and lively comedy of manners about college, literature and a midlife crisis that hits earlier than expected. The bookish group at the heart of this talky film -- Josh Radnor, Elizabeth Olsen, Richard Jenkins, Zac Efron and Allison Janney -- is having such a grand time trading tart exchanges their mood proves infectious. The sparring helps offset some of the contrivances that make "Liberal Arts" less buttoned-up than it should be ¿ so an "A" for effort and a "C" for execution.

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