"(R, 93 minutes, Paramount): Mavis Gary, played with perfect pitch by Charlize Theron, is a 37-year-old divorced writer facing the cancellation of her popular series of young adult novels."
"Lonely and depressed, Mavis shuffles around her apartment in sweat pants, swilling booze, eating fast food, watching bad TV and having meaningless sex, all the while making insensitive comments about other people. The actress embraces Mavis' dark side with gusto. Mavis decides to return to the Podunk where she grew up in order to brazenly seduce Buddy (Patrick Wilson), the guy she dated in high school."
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