[after his parents have left, thinking he is ill] "They bought it. Incredible! One of the worst performances of my…
When your Dad's an undertaker, your Mom's in heaven, and your Grandma's got a screw loose...it's good to have a friend who understands you. Even if he is a boy.
Vada Sultenfuss is obsessed with death. Her mother is dead, and her father runs a funeral parlor. She is also in love with her English teacher, and joins a poetry class over the summer just to impress him. Thomas J., her best friend, is "allergic to everything", and sticks with Vada despite her hangups. When Vada's father hires Shelly, and begins to fall for her, things take a turn to the worse...
I hate bees.
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Now this is a film I've been meaning to see since I got into watching films, but never really got around to. I had heard remarks along the lines of "this is the cutest film ever." And you know what? "My Girl" is actually extremely emotionally driven, and it presents a rather lighthearted view into the coming-of-age of this girl. Is it a technically genius film? Not even close! But it's entertaining enough, and emotional enough for this film to be a success.
Cannot believe they made us watch this, Shiloh, and Where the Red Fern grows in fifth grade. The most emotionally confused year of my life for good reasons.
That funeral scene... fuck you.
RIP Thomas J
NO ONE WARNED ME IT WOULD BE SAD YOU GUYS
Attempting to show how young people respond to love and loss, My Girl never quite gets the children's story and nostalgias quite right. It does, however, capture childhood innocence and is anchored by fine performances from Dan Aykroyd and Jamie Lee Curtis.
When he begins a relationship with a new woman, she lashes out, but her friend Thomas Sennett is always there to help, as well as an English teacher she's trying to impress by joining a summer writing course. This movie started sweet and harmless but then the movie switches gears to wards the end which the ending is upsetting.
I got to say that this movie "My Girl" is emotional, fresh, heartbreaking, and the even some laughs in this movie. The performances in this movie are incredible. The directing by Howard Zieff is well done! The screenplay is brilliant. And the score in this movie has a great sweet touch of goodness that works really well in the movie. "I'm raving, "My Girl" is a movie that is magnificent in an sense of the word!"
Emotional and enjoyable, but fails to commit fully to its darker themes, creating a messy experience as a result.
Love the film, great acting, and sort of really sad too!
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