When Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist came out this October, TheMovieBlog posted a short lamentation: "Already Bored With Michael Cera." They were neither the first, nor the last, to voice such opinion—film and TV critics had long been noting the stark similarities among the roles of his career—but they did state the concern with a certain amount of pith:
Yes, I get it Cera. You’re a mildly awkward, good hearted, understated
and sympathetic post-teen who struggles with identity and self
confidence despite having a lot to offer. Oh wait… which one of his
characters are we talking about? Oh that’s right… ALL OF THEM!!!
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