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Little Miss Sunshine
Everyone just pretend to be normal.
Little Miss Sunshine is a comedy about a family of six who are all having a mental breakdown at the same time. To ease their mental lows they decide to take a cross country road trip to a “Little Miss Sunshine” contest that their daughter has qualified for. An Academy Award winning comedy with memorable performances from its all actors.
A bittersweet ray of sunshine caught in a yellow van filled with actors who have rarely been better.
It also has one of the best dance routines ever put to film.
There's a lot more to say about this film, but in the end it will always boil down to this:
Watch it, embrace it, love it.
And that I did.
You know what? Fuck beauty contests.
The 2006 indie darling not only holds up 7 years later but is probably better then most comedies coming out today. It's a deceivingly colorful, lighthearted black comedy that takes an honest approach on how families that have already had "life experiences" deal with attempted suicide, drug use, depression and individual delusionment.
The cast couldn't have possibly been better across the board with Alan Arkin and Steve Carell possibly stealing the show. Arkin is able to give the loud attention stealing performance as the crazy yet brutally honest grand father while Carell gives a surprising great nuanced performance as a suicidal gay scholar.
At the center of it all of course you have 10 year old Abigail Breslin as Olive Hoover who is the personification of young innocence. The manner they take the piss out of beauty pageants at the end of this film is simply brilliant.
"You do what you love, and fuck the rest."
Little Miss Sunshine is a unique little indie film, which shines in its humour and emotional poignancy. An evidently smaller-budget film, with a top-notch cast - it is one of those films that never seems to get old despite the number of times you may watch it. It popped up in my free movie box, and I couldn't stop myself from pressing play.
A story of a dysfunctional family, stemming from the suicidal uncle, the grandpa who snorts heroin, to the mute, angry brother - the film brings you on a touching story, exploring the different relationships and experiences of each character. It not only addresses some discomforting messages, regarding beauty…
"Fuck beauty contests. Life is one fucking beauty contest after another. School then college then work. Fuck that … Do what you love and fuck the rest.
Little Miss Sunshine is one of those films you never get tired of watching, you get excited when it's on TV and even re-watching you manage to laugh your ass off even if you seen it before, or even 10 times, yes that would this girl, right here. It's just one of those films that brings you joy. The cast was incredible, funny, witty, smart, dark and everything in between.
The film brings us both comedy and a darker side, which makes the film so real, and very loving. With such an indie…
I do not condone of sexualizing little girls in beauty pageants or strip clubs.
A little girl stripping at a beauty pageant (as long as she keeps her clothes on) is just hilarious to me.
The indie credentials are written all over this from the very start. A top notch cast leaving the blockbusters behind to star in an emotional roller-coaster of a film with charm and melancholy writ large in bold letters, this a little gem of a film. From the suicidal Steve Carell to Paul Dano's Nietzsche obsessed angry teenager, it's clear this is going to be a little bit different.
Alan Arkin is one of those actors who has gotten better the older he's got. Maybe it's the better roles or the superior writing that suits his personality and delivery, who knows, I just know he's become a much more interesting proposition in the last decade or so. He picked up an…
I remember watching this in the cinema when it first came out when i was 12 and not wanting to watch it because i thought it would be lame but i ended up loving it. Good to revisit, near perfect script and great soundtrack
Everything about Little Miss Sunshine is great. Especially Steve Carell. And Paul Dano. And Toni Collette. And Michael Ardnt's screenplay. And everything. Everything is great.
Though there is a sweetness at the heart of this movie it's not very funny. Alan Arken has the best lines but it still lacks.
Critics and audiences across the nation fell in love with "Little Miss Sunshine," a very funny, extremely engaging indie comedy about a dysfuctional family coming to terms with one another in order to bring little Abigail Breslin to a beauty pageant across the country. I saw it after the hype machine was in full blast, on DVD, and was expecting to be let down after hearing everyone make a big fuss over it. Well, miraculously, "Little Miss Sunshine" didn’t let me down one bit. It was a pleasure to watch.
Olive Hoover es una niña soñadora que vive con sus padres Richard y Sheryl, su hermano Dwayne y su abuelo Edwin, son una familia aparentemente normal; Richard tiene nuevos proyectos laborales, Sheryl es un ama de casa, Dwayne es un gran creyente de Nietzsche y tiene un voto de silencio para poder entrar a la escuela de aviación, mientras que Edwin es un hombre mayor que desea ser joven de nuevo.
Sheryl se entera que su hermano Frank tuvo un intento de suicidio debido a una decepción amorosa, por lo que los próximos días no podrá estar solo y tendrá que vigilarlo para que no intente suicidarse.
Olive entra a un concurso llamado "Little Miss Sunshine" que se llevará a…
A wonderful sweet film that follows a family filled with flaws but ultimately realizes the beauty in that.
i liked it a lot but its one of those movies you see and go "yeah thats an indie movie"
One of my absolute favourite indie films ever. Such believability and true candour. You can just tell that this film was a labour of love for the cast, producers and every one else on set. Powerful performances from Greg Kinnear, Paul Dano and Alan Arkin. But it is Steve Carell and Abigail Breslin who steal the show for me. Steve Carell is a broken man with huge emotional fragility at the beginning of the film, which then evolves into a more confident, comfortable man. Breslin allows us to join her awkward journey as a growing young girl which is peppered by curious and offbeat experiences brought about by her irregular, idiosyncratic family. Splendid feel-good film.
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IMDb: 8.1 | RT: 91% || Points: 2110 | Peak:…