Take a look ahead at all the major movie releases coming to theaters and streaming this season. See the list. MCU fans, here are some streaming picks to watch while you wait for the next episode of " The Falcon and the Winter Solider. Watch the video. Brandy Klark Aubrey Plaza has just graduated from high school where she excelled in every subject, except real-life sexual education. When her older sister tells her how important it is to be experienced, Brandy writes out a sex to do list for herself for the summer.
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The To Do List Movie Review
But though I went in more than ready to laugh—I even forced myself to chuckle aloud in some early scenes in an attempt to prime the laughter pump, which is never a good sign—this thin, floppy comedy never quite became the high-spirited summer sex romp it clearly set out to be. Cast as an earnest, literal-minded, sexually repressed valedictorian with a framed photo of Hillary Clinton on her desk, Plaza has an emotionally muffled quality. As played by Plaza and written by Carey , Brandy is neither particularly likable nor particularly interesting, so that as her sexual conquests pile up through the long, hot summer of , we get progressively less invested in each one. That this movie takes place in the summer of is not insignificant. Many of its jokes depend on the affectionately nostalgic, impressively detailed production and costume design: There are high-waisted denim skorts, Fresh Prince overalls, and large posters of Jeff Goldblum looking sexy. Arts has moved!
The To Do List
The film centers on a recent high school graduate Plaza who feels she needs to have more sexual experiences before she starts college. Brandy Klark Aubrey Plaza , from Boise, Idaho , is an overachieving but socially awkward teenager who graduates as the valedictorian of her high school in After the ceremony, Brandy's two best friends, Wendy Sarah Steele and Fiona Alia Shawkat , take Brandy to a party, where she gets drunk for the first time. Brandy makes out with a muscular college boy she has a crush on named Rusty Waters Scott Porter.
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