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Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2008

Fast times, teen therapy

A good teenage comedy should nail the particulars of high school life, a purgatory period that remains rife with satirical potential generation after generation. It should also satirize the society that promulgated the purgatory. By those measures, Charlie Bartlett is a success. The adult problems it spoofs are magnified and distorted in the funhouse mirror of teen life. In Charlie Bartlett, everyone is troubled and seeking medication, whether