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GET DUKED! movie review

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Janet's TAKE: While the cast is clearly enjoying themselves during the making of this mashup comedy/action/social-satire movie, #GetDuked! wanders off into drug-induced silliness that is at times chaotic but still slightly entertaining. Grade/C The action and story come together in the second half, yet the crazy situations and tired clich├ęs tend to get in the way throughout.   Directed by Ninian Doff  Starring Eddie Izzard, Kate Dickey, Georgie Glen, James Cosmo, Samuel Bottomley, Viraj Juneja, Rian Gordon, and Lewis Gribben Synopsis:  Dean, Duncan and DJ Beatroot are teenage pals from Glasgow who embark on the character-building camping trip — based on a real-life program — known as the Duke of Edinburgh Award, where foraging, teamwork and orienteering are the order of the day. Eager to cut loose and smoke weed in the Scottish Highlands, the trio finds themselves paired with straight-laced Ian, a fellow camper determined to play by the rules. After veering off-path into remote far