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Inventing the Abbotts would be a lot more fun were it a trashy Troy Donahue-Diane McBain vehicle ground out by Warner Bros. in 1960, the year this hormonally motivated high school-college romance mercifully concludes.[4 April 1997, p. 4D]
The picture is haunted by a story problem: It isn't about anything but itself. There's no sense of life going on in the corners of the frame.
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The only real heat among the group comes from Jennifer Connelly, who, as the bad-girl middle daughter, raises the stakes any time she's on screen.
Inventing the Abbotts has the cast and characters to be something special; the script just isn't ambitious enough.
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