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The Fault in Our Stars (2014) review

Posted : 3 years, 3 months ago on 20 June 2015 02:34

"Alcuni infiniti sono piĆ¹ grandi di altri inifiniti"

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It's unfair to let it go, what we love the most in

Posted : 3 years, 11 months ago on 12 November 2014 03:44

The director might be soaring after back to back success. Interestingly, both the films dealt with writers, but the main themes were romance. He's just a two movie old and now the movie goers can expect eagerly for his next venture. This movie was based on the teen novel of the same name about a 16-years-old cancer patient.

Hazel Grace, who is battling between life and death is also a strong fighter against all the odds. When her mother sends her to attend the group therapy she meets Augustus Water, a fellow member. As she is being sarcastic, Waters finds an interesting character in her. A friendship develops and they spend more time together. Even knowing there will no future together, the relationship progress and how everything ends is the rest.

Apparently, the world is not a wish-granting factory.

Usually cancer themed movies are called tearjerker films. Surprisingly, this movie's aim was different. Of course emotion strikes, but the story narration and character developments were the basic goal. Three-fourth of the movie was well told story about teen romance. The afterwards account begins with a twist which were portrayed in the usual manner. Like all the movies, kept sentiments in the last part. The last quarter was very predictable, but they avoided cliche as much possible.

The parents' role was kind of mysterious one, that diverts viewer from their anticipation. Interesting it also creates some doubts. Compared to the previous movie 'The Spectacular Now', Shailene Woodley looked completely different. That means the physical transformed to look a perfect 16 year old was amazing. Her performance as well gives an impression that the Hollywood's future Academy award grabbing the female lead is on making. At this rate she can do that like Jennifer Lawrence did.

As for the lead actor, it is a good breakthrough and expecting the same result from his next movie as well. This movie, which runs over a 2 hour was smartly sliced the contents and organized those on the right spots. Many had agreed it was a fine cinema transformation from a book. So you can try this, but be careful because nowadays most of the teens movies are overrated because of the overwhelmed teen audience. The warning meant only for the older people. I'm sure the youngster will love this movie, I mean most of them.

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An average movie

Posted : 4 years ago on 21 September 2014 07:45

Honestly, it is not the kind of movies I would have expected to watch with the filmclub. Indeed, it is a commercial feature adapted from a popular young adult novel so we hardly seemed to be the targeted audience. So, it was definitely a daring choice but, eventually, I thought it was not bad at all. Indeed, the relationship between those two teenagers was really touching and convincing thanks to the amazing performances by Shailene Woodley (the new rising star) and Ansel Egort (never heard of the guy before). Unfortunately, pretty much everything else in the movie was at best decent and sometimes even rather worthless. For example, the way they make you think during 3/4 of the duration that the girl will die but, suddenly, the roles are reversed and she is actually the one surviving, that's just a poor gimmick to add an extra layer of drama. The worst was probably the few scenes involving the writer which were just contrived and rather cringe-inducing. So, as a result, you had one of the most beautiful and emotional love-stories involving teenagers I have ever seen but those kids were unfortunately stuck into the gimmicks and tricks of your average Hollywood melodrama. Still, it was a decent drama and I think it is definitely worth a look, especially if you like the genre.

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The Fault in Our Stars (2014) review

Posted : 4 years, 1 month ago on 26 August 2014 02:57

I heard a lot about this, but only when the movie came out. Before that I didn't even know it existed. Anyways given the cast I decided to go ahead and check it out for myself. The characters are interesting and unique specifically Isaac and Gus. I liked how even though the subject matter is serious there is a good amount of humor. Merlotte still felt like Merlotte here to me. The acting was excellent from all involved. It is inspirational and emotionally moving. I was surprised at the way it turned out as I have never read the book like most of the people who have seen this. The dialogue in this was really good at times. I am a guy, but I am a sucker for romance films. Yes I admit that. I don't care who knows it. This was an amazing and well done film. It makes you think. It makes you laugh. It makes you cry. It makes you melt. I am sure it will make you feel something.

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