2 1/2 stars
Interesting story of disability and sex mired by a manipulative script.
Ultra-violent tale of people reduced to their worst selves by competition in the drug trade.
Crowd-pleasing musical romance is flawed but enjoyable.
A necessary evil…
Sandra Dee’s charm bolsters pleasant, if mild, comedy.
Slight teen romantic comedy features engaging performances.
Over-faithful adaptation will please fans of the books but few others.