A romance for Earth signs (they only cry over money). Awkwafina and the guy who plays Olly make it worth watching.
There's a scene in this film where Medina (Maika Monroe) and Adrian (Noah Silver) pull up to the house after spending the night together. Jim (Cody Fern) comes out in a rage, screaming at her to get out of the car, spitting on the window, and sobbing. "I thought you ran away for good," he cries. In that moment, I burst into tears. I know that feeling, I thought. I know that feeling. That everyone in the world has left…
I guess we're supposed to empathize with Tony (John Travolta) in this story but I just wanted it to be about Stephanie (Karen Lynn Gorney). The men in this film treat the women abominably and all I have to say is, if you think Tony has it bad, I guess you need to watch this again and pay attention to what the women deal with, even the women who are offscreen who we only hear about in passing, like Bobby…
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
Please note: my review of this film reflects the Blu-ray Extended Cut which includes some extended and deleted scenes that are not in the theatrical version, scenes I feel are crucial to the continuity of the narrative in this film. If you've only seen the theatrical cut, I highly recommend watching the extended cut before reading my review.
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