A genius teenage boy is in love with a girl who breaks up after a year. He invents a time-machine and tries to fix the break-up repeatedly. He finally goes a year back with his friend/advisor to fix the bad days.
The first human born on Mars travels to Earth for the first time, experiencing the wonders of the planet through fresh eyes. He embarks on an adventure with a street-smart girl to discover how he came to be.
The story of Violet and Theodore, who meet and change each other's lives forever. As they struggle with the emotional and physical scars of their past, they discover that even the smallest places and moments can mean something.
Some of the airport scenes were filmed at Albany International Airport in Albany, NY. See more »
There is a joke in the movie that Skye and Calvin "get arrested". Calvin asks Skye why he has to participate as well, and Skye holds up the paper to show him that it is in fact on the list. The audience sees that "Get arrested with Calvin" is written, with the last two words written in a different color, revealing that Skye only recently added them. You can tell the movie was filmed out of order because when Skye and Calvin meet at the beginning of the film, Skye takes out the To Die List and you can clearly see that "with Calvin" has already been written and covered with Wite-Out because that scene hasn't taken place yet. See more »
Is that a goldfish?
Yeah! He's for you. This is Boris! But, you can call him whatever you want, cuz ya know, the whole three second memory thing.
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Take My Hand
Written by Tom Stubbs as (Wolfgang Black) and Cut One
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Death has never been as blunt and honest
The first half of the movie, I previously thought, was superficial. Skye and Calvin had so much dynamics together yet it could have been executed in a way that viewers could find it more profound. While Maisie Williams had an amazing performance, Asa Butterfield's acting fluctuates throughout the movie.
However, the second half shows why it deserves a 10 stars for me. In theatre, this type of illness-death story has been told plenty of times, creating a good number of conventions and cliche for the genre. This movie gives you something completely different. It depicts a beautiful and wonderful platonic friendship that people have rarely seen even though we desperately need one (despite the fact that deep down inside, we still ship them because of the chemistry they had together). In addition, it deals with cancer and death in the most brutal yet very blunt and honest way, which hits you really hard at your emotion.
I love the direction it chose to take. It's cute and vibrant and filled with energy, even till the last minute of the movie, despite how tough the problem they were dealing with.
Personally, as a person around their age who is also working on figuring out myself, I relate to them considerably and feel inspired significantly by this movie. It's an important one. One that I would love to recommend to everyone.
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