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18 out of 26 people found the following review useful:

Boy has hands. Boy likes food. MAGIC makes food appear in hands!!

10/10
Author: Filippa Olsson
27 July 2014

excellent. Food. Boy. MAGIC! what do you mean I need 10 lines of text?! bullshit! I don't have anything more to add. It is all about food hands and magic. There is not much more to it. The boy is blond, typical American kid. Not like super pretty but tots alright you know. Not too much not too little. Could get kidnapped and when you See the fliers you'd be like "aaah i have probably seen him" but then you'd be all like "no wait he looks like EVERY OTHER KID, that's why i recognize him! duh!". Is this 10 lines yet? let me check. Nope line number 6. I really don't know what more write. OK the poster is cool I guess. It's like a superman copycat thing. But with bread you know, to match the plot. Looks like good tasting bread but you really can't be sure, it might be a bit dry. I work at a bakery so I know how to spot dry bread however this one is TRICKY! Actually this is all lies. I'm so sorry, I haven't seen it. But it seems awesome. I'm going to download it now. Not like "spend money on it"-good but definitely "spend 10 minutes searching for it online"-good. Heard my bud Hugh Grant likes it so thats a plus. Have you ever thought about his hair? It looks good but at the same time floppy and kind of not good?

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3 out of 3 people found the following review useful:

My life will never be the same again.

2/10
Author: (haydonpalmerbpc)
24 October 2016

The Adventures of Food Boy is a film that has quite literally changed my entire outlook on; love, life and ham sandwiches. Not quite as impressive as "Hobo with a shotgun", "The Toxic Avenger" or "Surfing Nazis Must Die" but it hardly seems fair to compare it against such lofty masterworks of cinema.

So the premise. Ezra, a unpopular high school student believes that running for junior class president is his one way ticket to clunge-town and paving his way to a prestigious college, unfortunately much to Ezra's dismay, he gets hit hard by a heavy handed puberty metaphor and rather than growing a curly wig of hairs around his particulars he instead begins shooting bread from the palms of his hand! But he isn't limited to just bread, oh no! It transpires that he is able to create all manner of food stuffs from his body and thus begins Ezra's adventure as the titular food boy.

So you are probably thinking that his adventures consist of globe trotting and solving the crippling food problems in third world countries or perhaps he dons a mask and fights crime firing peanuts from his finger tips at allergic bank robbers! Alas you are thinking far too small eager readers! No, Ezra uses his unique gift for personal gain, mystifying his peers with 'food magic', becoming a food fight dynamo and teaching his 40-something year old school bully a lesson in humility! To be fair to Ezra he does do a brief stint feeding the homeless in a soup kitchen but soon realised the futility of it all realising that they would much rather be given change to buy drugs or a can of special brew despite their protests that in an age of mobile phones that they only want it for bus fare or a pay phone.

If I went any further into explaining the film then I would be spoiling the incredibly gripping and deep plot that the writers have sculpted as their very own modern day citizen Kane. The Adventures of Food Boy is a master piece coming of age film, set to become a modern day classic and a complete roller coaster.

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3 out of 4 people found the following review useful:

Hitchcock move over; this High School Musical spin-off will get your toes tingling

10/10
Author: mymphr from Leeds
5 September 2016

People will h-ATE on this film, but I could not CARROT all.

This is actually the best film I've ever seen, 10/10 doesn't begin to sum it up. It had me enraptured by the point that our protagonist, little Ezra, was curled up in a ball in the bathroom surrounded by bread.

I've never felt an emotion before; this film changed that.

My favourite part was when Ezra realised that his crush wasn't deserving of his love, gave her speed in a sports drink, and she believed she was winning the race, when in actual fact she was foaming at the mouth at the side of the track while he tried to slip his fingers up her top.

I also loved the aggressive metaphors for homosexuality. Ezra was a repressed homosexual but, when he was 5900 days old for some reason he got hard looking at a man. He then jerked off in his school bathroom, was caught by the principal and some friends and got kicked out of school. Then his grandma revealed that she was gay and was creating some gay pornography (her cookbook) and he started to come to terms with himself. In the end, he couldn't repress his feelings, so he chucked his "love" at that one guy in the orange t shirt who looks about 45 years old and I'm not sure how he's in high school.

You only live nonce, bush did 9/11, willies out for harambe, google the NWO.

Oh also, i ATE this film up ! I'm hungry for more! watch me as i eject bread out me fingers

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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful:

The director of this film should get all the DOUGH

10/10
Author: autumnp-03148 from United States
3 April 2017

*** This review may contain spoilers ***

I went into this movie thinking it was a spin-off of High School Musical (because hello Ryan), but it was so much more magical and pleasing than I had ever hoped for - take that Sharpay. Troy and Gabriella could never top the cinematic gift that "The Adventure of Food Boy" offers.

Perhaps my favorite part of the film is where Ezra farts pastrami out of his hands during his campaign speech and runs to the bathroom in an uncontrollable panic as the meat, bread, and mustard force their way out of his body. The sound effects here are key to the success of the overall film in my personal opinion.

My second favorite scene is during the talent show where Ezra attempts to make watermelon appear. However, his body becomes too weak to produce such a large fruit and instead, he squirts plain old water from his hands with the force of 10 fire hoses. The stage and his love interest become soaked, causing her to slip and sprain her ankle before her upcoming cross country meet which causes their confusing relationship to get even more complicated.

The most frustrating part of the film is the fact that Ezra didn't appreciate his powerful gift. If I had the gift to make food and drink appear from my hands, I would A: weigh about 732 pounds and B: I build the stamina to solve world hunger but noooo. Poor little Ezra just wants to get into the Ivey League for personal gain. At first, he views his power as a curse. It isn't until later that he realizes he has been blessed with a gift. However, even then, he only uses it for personal gain and attention from his peers.

Also where the heck are his parents? His grandma and grandpa must have their hands full, not only with food group one (legumes), but also with typical teenage mischief. I feel like they are too old to be dealing with Ezra and his selfish pettiness.

Although I would have taken some of the plot in a different direction, I was seriously shocked when I got to the credits and realized that Spielberg wasn't the director. This film is pure genius.

I think the sequel should include all of the characters from this film, all of the characters from "High School Musical", and all of the characters from "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs". That movie will be on the top of the charts faster than the popcorn will be able to pop.

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3 out of 6 people found the following review useful:

A bit boring!

3/10
Author: Kitch Michael
10 August 2015

One thing that drove me nuts! The actors are suppose to be high school students?! Garret looks like a 40 year old. I was waiting for something interesting to happen.. His coolness all has to do with shooting food from his hands. An it was all a bit pointless?! I can't say much with out adding a spoiler. Ugh. I don't think they really have one tho. It's just a really corny movie with old people that are suppose to betray high school students! His issue of not being able to control his magic food hands I guess is the issue? An debating if he should get with a girl! They want me to add ten lines and this story is so blank I can't think of that much to right! Any ways the girl is mad at him over something ridiculously silly! She thinks he's acting odd well DUH he's all of a sudden shooting food out of his hands! An yeah no one questions how or why he can do it? Really there isn't even a point on why he got them or how. I'm watching this right now and Garret trying to be a popular high school student makes me laugh! What was the directors thinking when they thought this would look normal? I see more background actors that look younger then the main!

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