Sutter Keely (Miles Teller), the adolescent hero of James Ponsoldt's gentle teen seriocomedy The Spectacular Now
, is one of those types who seems permanently glued to his preadult world in Anytown, USA. At 17 years old, he can't picture himself ever doing anything other than Mickey Mousing classes, working at his part-time job in the local suit store, partying with friends, indulging in underage drinking, and dating around. He's a real character -- a dyed-in-the-wool b.s. artist and charmer who has his timing and his "lines" down pat as he glides through crowds at parties, attempting to woo his classmates and pick up gorgeous women. When we first meet him, he'...