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'That Awkward Moment': Zac Efron, Michael B. Jordan, and Miles Teller want YOU (to tweet) -- VIDEO

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There’s nothing awkward about a little more Zac Efron, Michael B. Jordan, and Miles Teller in your life, amiright? Before their movie opens on Jan. 31, the handsome headliners from That Awkward Moment have a gift for EW.com readers — but you’re going to have to work for it…. Click through to learn your mission. READ FULL STORY

Miles Teller and Shailene Woodley want you to turn off your phone at the movies -- VIDEO

You’re sitting in a dark movie theater, enjoying your time away from the real world with a popcorn that is definitely too large to be considered a small and a slushie that will give you several brain freezes but you order it anyway. And then it happens. A slight buzz. So you reach for your phone to check a clearly life-threatening text –

Don’t do it. According to actors Miles Teller and Shailene Woodley, “answering texts is a very serious choice” and you have to ask yourself “Am I being a d–k?” The two young hotshots are currently starring in the critically acclaimed The Spectacular Now and recently filmed a Don’t Talk PSA for the Alamo Drafthouse. Check out the funny spot below and don’t forget — don’t talk, or Miles Teller will ruin you:
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'The Spectacular Now' and three other coming-of-age movies worth watching

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What is it about the coming-of-age movie? Is there any other kind of film that can hit so many sweet and bittersweet spots, or transport you back to a time when all that mattered was that secret crush and who was taking you to the senior prom? Personally, I wish there was a different name for this genre, as it always feels slightly like it’s describing movies about puberty or someone’s Bar Mitzvah. But that aside, these movies for me — and I’m sure for a lot of you — are the ones I tend to be attracted to when it comes to cinematic comfort food.

This weekend brings The Spectacular Now. I’d argue that this movie is the closest thing we’ve come — yes, even counting last year’s amazing and wonderful The Perks of Being a Wallflower — to hitting the same zone as those movies in the Golden Era of the Coming-of-Age Movie, also known as the time when John Hughes was making films. EW’s Owen Gleiberman, who awarded Now an A– rating this week in the magazine, says: “It’s one of the rare truly soulful and authentic teen movies. It’s about the experience of being caught on the cusp and not knowing which way you’ll land.”

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