What was meant to be a stirring, incendiary gay coming-of-age tale melted into a puddle of soap opera-worthy schlock fest thanks to the "Twilight" star's defanged performance in "Little Ashes." He gets points for donning the absurd mustache without laughing, but loses plenty more for his thoroughly awkward and unconvincing attempt at playing a tortured artist, and still more for botching a Spanish accent. —Jeff Royer
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