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After achieving cult fame for her supporting role on the popular program “Stranger Things,” actress Shannon Purser is rewarded with her own starring vehicle in “Sierra Burgess is a Loser.” The young actress fits comfortably into director Ian Samuels’s vision for the teenage experience, which takes more than a few cues from the John Hughes oeuvre to help squeeze through some tight dramatic spaces. “Sierra Burgess is a Loser” doesn’t offer a radical approach to teen cinema, with Samuels simply trying to appeal to the pre-teen audience likely to find it first and watch it often. However, Purser is awfully appealing in the titular role, showing charm and vulnerability, paired well with co-star Kristine Forseth, with the duo giving strong performances, supporting the endeavor as it tries to work through sludgy formula.  Read the rest at Blu-ray.com

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