Remember the Daze (The Beautiful Ordinary)
Remember the Daze (The Beautiful Ordinary) (2008)

The feature debut from writer/director Jess Manafort, this bittersweet teen comedy centers on a group of kids on the last day of school in 1999. With an ensemble cast featuring Lyndsy Fonseca, Amber Heard, and Alexa Vega, the film follows… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: June 3, 2008
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Kyle Smith
New York Post

This movie isn't even sophomoric; it's freshmanic.

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James C. Taylor
L.A. Weekly

Remember the Daze has the irony-free, instant-nostalgia earnestness of your high school yearbook, but watching it is not likely to conjure your own youthful emotions -- it's more like flipping through the generic memories of a complete stranger.

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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News

[Director Jess] Manafort aims for Dazed and Confused, but falls well short of Can't Hardly Wait.

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Drew Toal
Time Out New York

This dreck can't even hold a candle to Can't Hardly Wait and prompts the question: Where's this generation's Lloyd Dobler?

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Laura Kern
New York Times

Ultimately, the ensemble of more than 20 featured characters seems as vapid as the intentionally caricatured adults who pop up on occasion. Where are this decade's John Hugheses? Or even the Cameron Crowes?

Chad Greene
Boxoffice Magazine

Mostly, though, Remember the Daze is a set of largely plotless scenes showing teens trying to score either sex or drugs, with no particularly profound point to any of it.

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Melvin White
Hanky: Smoke, drink... don't think! To call Remember the Daze a Dazed and Confused ripoff would be an understatement to be sure. However it is one of… More
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Cast: Amber Heard, Alexa Vega, Melonie Diaz, Douglas Smith, Katrina Begin, Leighton Meester, Charles Chen, Sunny Doench, Shahine Ezell, Lyndsy Fonseca, Max… More
Glenn Gaylord
I saw this at the LA Film Festival when it was called THE BEAUTIFUL ORDINARY and loved it. Reminded me of an updated DAZED AND CONFUSED. Hate the new title… More