A shameless ANIMAL HOUSE (1978) knockoff by way of FERRIS BUELLER'S DAY OFF (1986), this college comedy aims low and misses often. Bartleby Gaines (Justin Long) is gliding through life on the principle that he'd rather not — not study, work, plan or do much of anything except scam the system and mouth off. The result of his assiduous underachievement: While other graduating seniors sort through college acceptance letters, Bartleby racks up a perfect eight-for-eight rejection score. Since it's never occurred to his middle-class parents (Mark Derwin, Ann Cusack) that Bartleby wouldn't
attend college (where were they, exactly, when he was squandering four years o...