June 14, 2012
A high school story
Maybe a grammar school one, or at best sophomoric middle school psycho babble, misogynist plot where the Mother is all that controls the growth of a child, evolution and darwin be damned with their stupid genetic theories.
So much for the plot. The movie is way over the top. Way way way more sophomoric than the plot. OK, after the cherry sandwich, we got it. And the lychee? why not an egg in a frying pan? cheap rip offs, and cheap use of the color red and silly music and soundtrack make this a 1 out of 5, given all the amazing producer who put their energy into it.
After all, this is a story. Some stories are poor, some are close to being real. This one isn't. I lost 2 hours.
So, to end by completing the review tips provided by Fandango:
No, I didn't like the movie.
The acting was very good, as was the directing. Cinematography was very childish, allusions and metaphors were weak and cliche.
The movie is for kids. Even they may have a hard time believing the plot and the sub-pl
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