That Awkward Moment's frat comedy lacks the Lubitsch Touch

The three best friends of That Awkward Moment, graphic artists Jason and Daniel (Zac Efron, Miles Teller) and medical intern Mike (Michael B. Jordan), are cynical about increasing their sexual activity, enjoying their young middle-class professional prerogative on the loose in New York City. Encouraging each other to keep a "roster" of conquests, these sitcom dudes' attitude and talk are artificially raunchy--the language of contrived realism that attempts to match the new frank, unapologetic amorality made fashionable by TV's Two and a Half Men and Lena Dunham's HBO series Girls.