The cinematography is bright and beautiful enough. In fact, one of the scores made me cry because of how it emotionally resonated with the scene it was fitting in. The romance is rather credibly lovely than a mainstream claptrap. His goal is to get away from being anti-social and be like anyone else in high school. If you haven't read the book, I will spoil nothing. The difference is he's not ought to save the day, wants to lose his virginity, seeking to be popular, or revenge on his bullies. I enjoyed her performance very much.
The Perks of Being a Wallflower 2012 The Perks of Being a Wallflower : Based on the novel written by Stephen Chbosky, this is about 15-year-old Charlie Logan Lerman , an endearing and naive outsider, coping with first love Emma Watson , the suicide of his best friend, and his own mental illness while struggling to find a group of people with whom he belongs. Chbosky did a fine job of translating it into a film. Just real, and moving, and touching. The director and author, Stephen Chbosky, didn't try anything else than to bring his book to life. Adam Hagenbuch as Bob was great. The musical score is done by Michael Brook who's also responsible for Into The Wild, another favorite of mine, and he did a very good job.
I really cared about these three teens - Charlie, Sam, and Patrick - and their story never felt cheesy. She is very beautiful and charming. In the end, it's quite a remarkable film. I've seen almost all of his work, and he's becoming a great actor who's very rare in the sense that he's brave and daring in contrast to the roles he has previously played. He tells it straightforward on screen with plenty of strong, effective emotions.
In the joyous moments, it's pretty delightful and plays a quite nostalgic soundtrack. Mental illness, sexual abuse, drugs and alcohol. I can think of no finer compliment to a writer and filmmaker than to cite them as the cause of my internal discussions related to their film. I fell in love with his performance. I Killed My Mother 7. Freshman Charlie Logan Lerman almost by accident becomes friends with Patrick Ezra Miller and his stepsister Sam Emma Watson. While it has its funny moments, it also manages to go through dark topics as well such as homosexuality, drugs and death.
But you have to give her credit for trying her best and she truly did. This is one of the best coming of age movies I've ever seen. He usually plays the simple charming guy in movies. Charlie is a 15-year-old boy who has a low self-confidence and is harassed at school by everyone, especially the uprising. He did such an amazing job portraying the embodiment of Charlie through his expressions, his emotions, his movements, everything! If you have read the book, you know the story.
In this story about love and friendship, boundaries dissolve by the rhythm of funky and break to offer a provocative, exciting and deeply touching vision about romantic relationships. Paul Rudd in general is a very likable actor and again, he doesn't have a lot of screen time either but he still manages to play his part memorably. Melanie Lynskey did a very good job as Aunt Helen. As for her American accent, I thought she did an okay job. The Perks of Being a Wallflower is best if you can actually relate to the lead character or have experienced the struggles of being an adolescent.
The character literally jumped out of the book and made its way onto the big screen. The cinematography is gorgeous, especially the scenes where the camera overlooks the skyline of Pittsburgh and during intimate scenes between the characters. We know the introverted, observant Charlie who so desperately needs a support system. What makes the cast so special is the chemistry. Admittedly, the film is substantially autobiographical, so when Mr.
You could not get anyone better to direct it other than the author himself because this is his book. There were also pieces of two other really good films: Stand By Me and Almost Famous. Check out the book and read it. . The second standout of the film is Ezra Miller! Logan's performance blew me away.