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Yahoo! exclusive: Charlize Theron in “Young Adult”

0 Comments 11 December 2011

Patrick Wilson, Charlize Theron, Young Adult

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Forever Young: Charlize Theron Won’t Grow Up as the Aging Prom Queen from Hell in ‘Young Adult’

By Thelma Adams | The Reel Breakdown – Fri, Dec 9, 2011 6:38 PM EST
t last night’s “Young Adult” premiere, Oscar-nominated Jason Reitman bounded in front of the curtain at Manhattan’s Ziegfeld Theatre and welcomed the audience to “our unmakable movie.” The director went on to say, about Oscar-winner Diablo Cody: “It was really brave for her to write it, and really brave for Charlize to star in it.”This level of bravery  may seem tame to our troops in Iraq, or to Chinese political prisoners, or to the sexually brutalized women in Angelina Jolie’s “In the Land of Blood and Honey.” But we can agree that it’s about bloody time that a multifaceted lead female character behave unsympathetically without having to reach the extreme of serial killer Aileen Wuornos in “Monster,” which earned Theron her Oscar in 2003. Read on…. 

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