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How to Make It in America: The Complete First Season

That’s what the show’s about ostensibly, but really, it’s a look at how young New Yorkers live and love: sorta half-assed on both counts. Sad-sack Ben (Bryan Greenberg, “Friends with Benefits”) and street-smart Cam (Victor Rasuk, “Stop-Loss”) are two best buds seeking the next big thing after a venture in skateboard decks failed to take

Shallow pals

And if you want your film to withstand the test of time, don’t be tempted to include of-the-moment pop-culture crazes like, say, a flash mob. “Friends with Benefits,” an otherwise springy rom-com, is saddled with two flash mob scenes, an unfortunate turn given how that phenomenon is already taking on the whiff of Macarena rot.

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