11 February 2014 | kvatter
Having not seen the prequel, I am basing my comments strictly on this film (which is as it should be). This was basically a 2 hour perfume ad. We are subjected to many lingering shots of pretty faces, model bodies and high fashion in an assortment of nicely lit night settings. The problem is that someone forgot to add a story. Well, there is a story but it has all the depth of a puddle. The characters are adults all trapped in their early teen minds strongly emoting over a series of nothings. This young person's soap opera has the play-book of clichés--boy pouts over lost love, can new girl win his torn heart or will he return to his old love?, another girl gets pregnant from a fling, a mother discovers her husband is cheating on her, another mother lies dying in a hospital, a motor race to settle scores.......you've seen it all before in better, shorter movies.