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Movie Review: “Almost Friends” Is Almost Awesome - Irish Film Critic
Charlie is an unmotivated man in his mid-20s still living at home with his mother and stepfather who falls for a young woman who has a serious boyfriend. The good news about new Indie film “Almost Friends” is it was not a complete waste of time. The hope was the characters would learn from their mistakes and grow into themselves. The bad news is too many things failed to add up to a hit show. The film does have some big names: Freddie Highmore (“The Good Doctor”), Marg Helgenberger (“CSI”), Haley Joel Osment (“The Sixth Sense”), Christopher Meloni (“Law & Order: SVU”), and Odeya Rush (“The Giver”), which helped to move the bumpy plot along. Highmore seems almost autistic …