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Justin Bieber: Never Say Never (2011)

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I only found out that he’s Canadian and a YouTube-created pop star the day before I watched the screening of Justin Bieber: Never Say Never. Prior to that, all I know is that he’s a mysterious global phenomenon of a blonde-helmet-hair catering to the 16-year-old-and-below demographic with his “Baby, baby, baby noooo”—a song that always sends shivers through my jaws but is actually the anthem of tweens wordlwide . And, yes, I recently heard that he’s Elvis Presley, Michael Jackson and Beatles combined, and I was flabbergasted. Who does this Bieber think he is? This androgynous baby-faced teen that spews the kind of songs that have the annoying power to stick to your head? Is this Justin Bieber the Manny Pacquiao of Pop Culture?  And he’s only 17 and still alive—and already he's got a biopic? In 3D?

Screening Day. I snapped on my 3D glasses, the “unbelieber” that I was, while the rest of the teen-filled cinema cheered wildly. And on the screen came this incredibly cute little boy, h…

Justin Bieber: Never Say Never (2011)

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I only found out that he’s a Canadian and a YouTube-created pop star the day before I watched the screening of Justin Bieber: Never Say Never. Prior to that, all I know is that he’s a mysterious global phenomenon of a blonde-helmet-hair catering to the 16-year-old-and-below demographic with his “Baby, baby, baby noooo”—a song that always sends shivers through my jaws but is actually the anthem of tweens wordlwide . And, yes, I recently heard that he’s Elvis Presley, Michael Jackson and Beatles combined, and I was flabbergasted. Who does this Bieber think he is? This androgynous baby-faced teen that spews the kind of songs that have the annoying power to stick to your head? Is this Justin Bieber the Manny Pacquiao of Pop Culture? And he’s only 17 and still alive—and already he's got a biopic? In 3D?
Screening Day. I snapped on my 3D glasses, the “unbelieber” that I was, while the rest of the teen-filled cinema cheered wildly. And on the screen came this incredibly cute little boy,…