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The Perks of Being a Wallflower
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A coming-of-age story based on the best-selling novel by Stephen Chbosky, which follows 15-year-old freshman Charlie, an endearing and naive outsider who is taken under the wings of two seniors. A moving tale of love, loss, fear and hope - and the unforgettable friends that help us through life.
Being white, middle class and in high school during the ‘90s you’d think I would be able to find common ground with the white, middle class ‘90s high school students in The Perks of Being a Wallflower but it couldn’t be further from the truth. This indulgent, facile and deeply irritating coming-of-age drama is little more than a checklist of teen problems expressed with little insight or originality. The teenage years are a complicated period in most people’s lives. First World problems and social insecurities are magnified yet throughout these personal hardships there are defining and unforgettable highs. The Perks of Being a Wallflower predominantly concentrates on the former as privileged rich kids wallow in their problems.
It’s such a…
He is shy. He is terribly introverted. He has reserved for himself to drown in a traumatic past unable to let go off it. He thinks thrice or even more before he speaks or answers. He thinks thrice after he has spoken. He never takes centre stage. He is always the side show who gets mocked in the most inconsiderate ways. He is afraid of his future, counting the days that he has to be alone amongst a madly cheery crowd of people. He contemplates how much more of this loneliness he has to endure. For his whole life he made others happy, never once tried to make himself experience true happiness. He is beautiful, but has never allowed that…
Some time has passed now since seeing this film and part of me really doesn't want to spend any more time contemplating the ghastly horror of it, but I need to get it out of my system before it drives me mad. The Perks of Being a Wallflower created a lot of fuss on release and more often than not has been described as a heartfelt if slightly quirky coming-of-age drama that tackles topics generally avoided by Hollywood. Having seen the film, I now know why the themes Perks “explores” aren't particularly frequent in the output of the much-maligned big studios, and the biggest reason is that it's too easy to completely mess up, as it is so well-demonstrated here.…
You guys weren't kidding.
It sure makes this Painfully Accurate Parody of an Indie Movie Trailer seem painfully accurate.
I am fully aware I'm not part of this film's intended demographic, but still I expected much more from a film that seems to be getting a lot of love.
I'm tired of watching the stupendously dramatized woes of a bunch of fake, uninteresting, upper-middle class white kids. It is boring and hollow. Director Chbosky, who also wrote the novel and the screenplay, clearly loves his own material very much as he tries to smother his pedestrian plot in a sauce of false intellectualism and gives it a misplaced feel of importance.
It just isn't interesting or original enough, but they sure try to make it more than it is. The problem is,…
Crafted with genuine care n affection, told with heartfelt sensitivity & bolstered by three key performances, The Perks of Being a Wallpaper is an exquisite coming-of-age drama that beautifully captures the highs n lows of adolescent life, wonderfully illustrates the value n importance of friendship & remains one of the most heartwarming examples of its genre.
Based on the novel of the same name, The Perks of Being a Wallflower tells the story of an introvert freshman who's incredibly shy in making friends, is coping up with the recent loss of his best friend & is desperately seeking the company of people he can feel comfortable with. Enter his two seniors who accept him as one of their own & welcome him to the…
A coming of age story that feels over the top at times but also devastatingly real
Really did the book justice.
Very well acted from the three leads, but I found myself less invested in the overall story as I was with the book, I am not sure exactly why but regardless I would recommend reading the book instead!
Ainda procuro essas tais vantagens...
It saddens me to think that this is the only exposure some will have to The Rocky Horror Picture Show.
The Perks of Being a Wallflower is charming. It portrays the awkwardness that come with growing up and being in High School. It shows the tales of love and depression and it captures what growing up feels like better than almost any movie I've seen. More enjoyable and accurate than The Breakfast Club. Perks captures your emotions well with a strong mixture of filmography, acting and fantastic music.
The Perks of Being a Wallflower follows a character named Charlie, played by Logan Lerman. He is a kid in high school who is not at all popular and has no friends. His need for friendship is answered when he meets Sam and Patrick (Emma Watson and Ezra Miller), themselves misfits as well, who, because they do not care about who is popular and who is not, see Charlie for what he really is: a Wallflower.
At this point the movie is full of potential: Charlie found his much desired friend group of people who are very open and understanding. He will now finally be able to overcome the problems in his life, and his friends can help him with…
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
在David Bowie〈Heroes〉聽到nothing will keep us together時笑了一下，因為Patrick高三時的綽號就是nothing。XD
I really enjoyed this movie personally, a great coming of age movie acted extremely well. I do feel it is harder to relate to if you haven't experienced some of the main points focused on in the movie.
[after his parents have left, thinking he is ill] "They bought it. Incredible! One of the worst performances of my…
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