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Movie Review: 'That Awkward Moment' (2014)

"That awkward moment" when you realize that a movie is not what you expected. As three 20-something yuppies set out to stay single in support of their newly separated friend, the slippery slope of expectations quickly crumble.

“That Awkward Moment” is just as much about bromance as it is romance. For approximately an hour and a half, the film tries to convince its audience that its trio of young, irrepressible bachelors are worth caring for, and capable of personal improvement.

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TV Report Card | 'Dallas' Season 3A Review

Overview: The showdowns continued as John Ross (Josh Henderson) lied and cheated in an attempt to gain control of Ewing Global. Christopher (Jesse Metcalfe) grew a beard and romanced a sassy ranch-hand (AnnaLynne McCord). Elena (Jordana Brewster) plotted revenge and embarked on a romance with her adopted brother. Bobby (Patrick Duffy) was on his toes trying to stop John Ross. Anne (Brenda Strong) and Sue Ellen (Linda Grey) attempted to rein in their despotic children to no avail.

Emma (Emma Bell) had an affair with John Ross and remained smugly self-confident throughout it all. Pamela (Julie Gonzalo) was none the wiser, failing to figure out her husband’s betrayal. The Rylands (Mitch Pileggi and Judith Light) continued their run as a mother/son team to be reckoned with, as the thin line between love and hate, became blurry for one side of the duo.

See It or Free It: 'Fargo'

As someone who is not a huge fan of the Coen Brother’s classic film, expectations for an anthological television series were limited. With that said, FX's new series is a spectacular surprise. Opening up with the equivalent of a cinematic presentation, its pilot “The Crocodile’s Dilemma” immediately succeeded in enthralling with a gripping premiere.

The directing, writing and acting performances were all supremely top notch. While there are tones of similarity to the film narrative, the characters in this TV version, pop in a naturalistic fashion that is superlatively engrossing. They are sympathetic, terrible and sinisterly understandable.