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  • Emma.



    If I loved you less I might be able to talk about it more.”

    I love the quirkiness of this adaptation, which excuses some of the liberties, at least for me, taken from the original book. It doesn’t take itself super serious and that’s what made it all the more fun and delightful to watch. 

    also, 14 year old me would have been really happy to know she’d see johnny flynn the musical artist flourish as Johnny Flynn the actor. he…

  • Emma



    So this is a pretty faithful adaptation (which is always important in my eyes and would make it objectively good if not for my other problems with the movie) but I was just not feeling the overall playful and charming, quirky tones that are originally in the novel. it was just “meh”, not bad, but not great either—which is extremely disappointing considering how good the novel is.

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