The Perks of Being a Wallflower
A funny and touching coming-of-age story, THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER is a modern classic that captures the dizzying highs and crushing lows of high school.
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Fresh: Regardless of the viewer's proximity to his or her own high school experience, "Perks" seems to get it right, precisely because it's not about a specific time or place.
- John Anderson, Newsday, Thursday, October 4, 2012
Slow moving, but really good. Great soundtrack too. Very different role for Emma Watson. I was impressed!
- romy861, Sunday, January 13, 2013
Though with an unnecessary twist and a few clichs in a plot that could have certainly avoided them, this is a very sincere and involving drama about what it is like to be a teenager trying to find his place in the world - and its strength lies in three excellent performances.
- blacksheepboy, Saturday, January 12, 2013
The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a touching, heartfelt and funny film from first time director Stephen Chbosky, who also wrote the script and wrote the novel. Logan Lerman, Emma Watson, and Ezra Miller give absolutely fabulous performances that deserved Award attention especially for Ezra Miller. Besides some flaws and confusion (maybe a second viewing is in order), I had a great time watching this film. The performances add humanity to the wonderful script, and the characters are so normal, that everybody can identify with them somehow. See this film, you won't regret it.
- fb701560354, Thursday, January 10, 2013