Actor, writer, cartoonist. Formerly at Fandango, Movies.com, AOL/HuffPo (Cinematical), BirthMoviesDeath.
This (ahem) flew over my head when I saw it as a kid. I figured it was about a non-verbal kid who could fly, and no one believed him except for his new neighbor.
That’s the basic plot, sorta-kinda, but both of the teens don’t bond over secret flying abilities - they bond over the common trauma of the loss of their parents. It’s the shared hurt, not the shared secret. Nick Castle gets great performances from the entire cast,…