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Time Freak (2018)

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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.

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Andrew Bowler

Writer:

Andrew Bowler
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Cast overview:
Asa Butterfield ... Stillman
Sophie Turner ... Debbie
Skyler Gisondo ... Evan
Will Peltz ... Ryan
Aubrey Reynolds ... Blue Ribbons
Jillian Joy Jillian Joy ... Carly
Joseph Park ... Andy
Caden J. Gregoire Caden J. Gregoire ... Kyle
Cassie Williams Cassie Williams ... Player
Coral Chambers ... Den Mother
Joey Miyashima Joey Miyashima ... Professor
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Physics prodigy Stillman (Butterfield) is destined for great things, only to be derailed when his girlfriend, Debbie (Turner) suddenly dumps him. But Stillman isn't beaten, he does what any heartbroken genius would do - he invents a time machine to get a second chance at love.

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Rated PG-13 for drug material, some sexual content, and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 November 2018 (Philippines) See more »

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The movie was pre-screened to a selected audience the weekend of June 24-25. See more »

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Version of Time Freak (2011) See more »

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Slow Burn
Written by Gary James Robinson
Performed by Moments of Darkness
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A time travel film more entertaining for a younger audience.
8 February 2019 | by movieman6-413-929510See all my reviews

Time Freak is a new romantic Sci-Fi film directed and written by Andrew Bowler, the director of The Descent of Walter McFea.

The film is about the brilliant teenager Stillman (Asa Butterfield). Everything in his life seems perfect to go, until the day he is dumped by his girlfriend Debby (Sophie Turner). Stillman thinks up and finds a time machine to go back in time with his friend Evan (Skyler Gisondo) to discover why Debbie dumped him. In this way he tries to adjust everything to ensure that he stays in a romantic relationship with Debbie.

Andrew Bowler based this new film on his short film of the same name in 2011. This film tells more of a time travel story on a younger level. Young viewers can have more fun with this film and the film is also written in a simple way without the way of time travel being explained to the public in a difficult way.

For older viewers the film may seem a bit too simple and due to the lack of details and explanation about how certain things are possible or happen in the film, it may also seem unclear. The characters in the film also try to solve more problems with time travel, which children or teenagers experience earlier in their lives. Older viewers can keep up with classic time travel films such as Back to the Future.

The effects in the film also look a bit simple and meant for a younger audience. The film attributes that the time machine has to imagine, are somewhat cheap. That is why the big machine is soon replaced by a smartphone app that makes time travel possible.

The entire cast also consists of a young cast. Asa Butterfield and Sophie Turner are doing well in this film, but have done better work in better films in their acting career. Skyler Gisondo knows how to create entertaining scenes with the comic commentary of his character on the actions of the main character.


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