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  • 2013
  • US
  • 107 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Paul Weitz
  • Cast: Tina Fey, Gloria Reuben, Paul Rudd
  • UK release: 14 June 2013

Portia (Fey) is an uptight admissions officer at Princeton, whose life is shaken up when she meets John (Rudd), a laid-back teacher at an alternative high school. Admission tries to combine life-crisis drama with rom-com, but the leads are uncharacteristically charmless and the clichéd script takes itself far too seriously.

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11 Jun 20132 stars

Uninspired academia-set romcom starring Tina Fey and Paul Rudd

At first glance Admission could be mistaken for a sure-fire success. Starring lovable duo Tina Fey and Paul Rudd, it combines life-crisis drama with romantic comedy, and director Paul Weitz has some form balancing the two (having directed About a Boy).

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