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Sample Some Twelve In The Film's Official Trailer


Sample Some Twelve In The Film's Official Trailer

Having loved Nick McDonell’s novel Twelve and eagerly awaiting Joel Schumacher’s big screen adaption, I had no problem forgetting about the swarms of negative reviews that emerged from Sundance. Now that the film’s official trailer is here, I can ignore the panning no longer because I see the problem; Schumacher has stripped the story of any heart and turned it into a teen drama à la Gossip Girl.

When casting details first arrived, I assumed Rory Culkin was taking the lead role of White Mike. I’m sure he makes a fine Chris, but Chace Crawford is just way too pretty to be playing a troubled drug dealer. It doesn’t help that we’re getting our first look at him in action in a poorly formulated trailer; it’s just a mash up of pretty faces, drugs and parties powered by techno pop music. This is not the book I read.

Rocky trailer or not, I’m still holding on to an inkling of hope Twelve will live up to my expectations, if only just a little.

By Perri Nemiroff (Via MTV)

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Film producer and director best known for her work in movies such as FaceTime, Trevor, and The Professor. She has worked as an online movie blogger and reporter for sites such as,, Shockya, and MTV's Movies Blog.

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