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Very Entertaining and Perfect Portrayal of Adolescent Experience
Super entertaining, engaging, and witty film that gets at the heart of
teenage life with incredible performances by the actors. Characters
were raw, relatable and much more complex than stereotypes you often
see for that age group. I went to high school before smart phones and
social media so I'm always doubtful I can relate to movies about life
as a modern day teenager. And yet this film was relatable (and I
imagine would be for people who went through high school anywhere,
anytime). The characters felt like people I had known and the
storylines resembled ones that I or my peers had experienced decades
earlier. The film perfectly encapsulates the melodramatic emotion that
come with being a teenager - wanting to grow up, experiment and get
out of your sheltered world while experiencing love and adult
challenges for the first time without yet having the wisdom that comes
up with life experience. It paints a perfect picture of the unique
bonds formed during that stage of your life and the humor underlying
so many of those awkward interactions. You will laugh and fall in love
with the characters (Jameson being my personal favorite). And while it
won't necessarily make you want to relive high school, it will make
you remember what was so cool about those summer nights. Oh, and the
music is awesome too.
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