An optimistic graduate (Alexis Bledel) gets a rude awakening when she fails to find a job and must move back in with her eccentric family.
" Bledel brings a sweet, steady presence, but this sort of minor project is a step backwards. It's high time she graduated on to bigger and better things. "
" Post Grad delivers a murky message about love, work, family and Eskimo Pies. "
" Note to the writer Kelly Fremon: Is Ryden postgraduation or postmortem? "
" The Proposal and The Ugly Truth only wish they had some of the charm of unpretentious diversions such as Bandslam or Post Grad. "
" A joyless fluffball about after-college job woes with a dispiriting message for smart young women. "
" Director Vicky Jenson has a sitcom script on her hands and proceeds accordingly. "
" A movie that never quite succeeds in capturing a generation adrift. "
" Sweet but instantly forgettable; a fantasy version of post-college life carefully structured to offend no one -- and intrigue no one. "
" The story that writer Kelly Fremon wants to tell in Post Grad -- recent college grad strikes out at finding a job, moves back home with her wacky family and finds true love -- is pretty tired. "
" Post Grad isn't funny, surprising, or insightful enough to provoke more than a ho-hum reaction. "
" Post Grad deserves a failing grade. "
" Post Grad is a collection of unfunny, insipid and predictable vignettes in search of a movie. "
" Post-Grad finds Alexis Bledel sinking into the quicksand of typecasting, playing nearly the same role she perfected during seven seasons as the ambitious Rory on Gilmore Girls. "
" I would like to take this occasion to lodge a complaint. There is no valid reason, none in the observable universe, why mainstream romantic comedies must adhere to the same script. "
" Post Grad may be the strangest film of 2009. Unfortunately, not strange in a good way, strange in a bad way. "
" Alexis Bledel plays a Ms. Sunshine who's fresh out of college and unable to find work, and thus -- conveniently for the uninspired makers of this dismayingly conservative dramedy -- she's temporarily bunking back home "
" Post Grad is all about what happens after you get your diploma, but the movie itself doesn't even earn an E for effort, let alone make the grade. "
" What it eventually becomes is not so much a treatise on the inequities of the workplace as another romantic comedy, light on the comedy and not much heavier on the romance. "
" Excessive niceness may be an unfair charge to lob at a movie, but Post Grad is so swaddled in good intentions that it's like taking a very short journey cushioned on all sides by air bags. That are stuffed with cotton candy. "
" Post Grad is an annoying, tedious little film that touts a young woman's desire to fulfill her dreams, at least until she drops them and everything else and runs across the country to follow a boy. "
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