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The spectacular now (2013)

This romantic drama opens with what appears to be a somewhat troubled teen with not enough going on in his life to fill 90 minutes trying to fill in an application. 272 more words

Charlie Aitken

Book Review: The Spectacular Now

[This is a re-post of an edited version of a review I did last year for The Owl Magazine]

BOOK REVIEW: The Spectacular Now… 814 more words


Taking a View: The Spectacular Now.

Okay. I chose this film as something out of my genre comfort zone. Now, whilst some bits were slow and predictably cheesy that made me want to cringe so bad, I actually found it a bit more refreshing than I thought I would. 55 more words

Incessant Ramblings


Some people would go on a vacation. Some people would go out shopping. But to the homebody little me, I’d stay home and go on a movie marathon (among other things). 383 more words

Life And Times... And Rants

The Spectacular Now

Book: The Spectacular Now

Author: Tim Tharp

Pages: 304 (Paperback)

Genre: Young Adult

Age Recommendation: 15+

Published: 06/02/2014

Publisher: Scholastic

ISBN: 9781407146454


“She is drunk, not on alcohol, but on her St. 733 more words


Instant Gratification: "Blue Ruin" and four other good movies to watch on Netflix and Amazon Prime

Pick of the week: “Blue Ruin (Netflix) — My full review is here. This fantastic thriller reminded me of the Coen Brothers’ first film, “Blood Simple” in its mix of gritty thrills, spiritual weight and a dash of surreal humor. 315 more words

Instant Gratification

Book to Movie Adaptation Review: The Spectacular Now

Release date: August 2nd 2013

Director: James Ponsoldt

Starring: Miles Teller, Shailene Woodley, Brie Larson

The trailer

I can say that I enjoyed the movie. 325 more words