Terrible taste. Trash reviewer.
Completely crushed, all an illusion. I deluded myself.
In the grand scheme of things, none of it matters and yet... it all matters a great deal. Especially when you are 17. The film understands this, takes the usual teen romcom, spins it a few degrees and delivers a tweaked version of the coming of age romance film that is rather charming. I did find Panorama Girl's side of the story more compelling (Yamada is lovely) than Georama Boy's (boys will…
It's the end of the (tiny) world as we know it.
And if the Furies are not breathing down someone's neck, you have to take matters into your own hands.
Pretty standard oldschool melo/revenge drama which avoids histrionics as much as possible and is well paced and directed. There are some holes in the master plan but overall it gets the job done.
It's like someone had an idea and then they had another 20 ideas and they thought, let's just throw them all together and it may work. Well, it doesn't but i was curious to see just how complicated this could get which i guess is a win? Sort of, lol.
I get that it's all been done before but just trying to surprise and engage the viewer by adding more and more twists is rarely successful.
The ending/final reveal is…