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The answer is obvious: In Paper Towns , Quentin Nat Wolff is an average, albeit boring, high school senior who has always had a crush on his eccentric and spontaneous neighbor Margo Cara Delevingne.
While Quentin and Margo are, for the most part strangers, when Margo shows up one night asking for his help in a revenge plot against her ex-boyfriend, he jumps at the chance to spend time with her.
In their adventures, Quentin learns that perhaps breaking out of his comfort zone and acting more like Margo is the key to life, rather than the structured life plans he had for himself. But the next morning when Margo goes missing, everyone looks to the last person she was with, Quentin, for answers.
Along with his buddies Ben Austin Abrams , Radar Justice Smith and Lacey Halston Sage , Quentin follows clues that Margo left for him not only to try to find her, but try to find another purpose to his own life. What he finds, surprises everyone.
I can feel my heart beating out of my chest. That is how you should feel your whole life. It's a paper town, paper houses and paper people. This is sensitive and often winning in its depiction of adolescent behavior; the characters speak openly about their vulnerabilities, which makes them sympathetic. Paper Towns is a movie that I really liked, but I probably would have loved if I'd seen it when I was It's the rare movie that can sacrifice the clean lines of fantasy and melodrama for the messiness of ordinary life - that neither burnishes nor condemns the up-down turmoil of the teenage soul, but rather lets it be.
It's actually quite harmless, and, at the end of a very long, slow, uneventful journey, it has an excellent message. I just wish the point could have been made with a little more panache. Look up the definition of "paper towns. A healthy amount of self-deprecating humor and self-awareness would have saved this well-intentioned if meek script from eternal mediocrity.
I like everything about Paper Towns except for its premise and central romance. Yes, I know those sort of seem like dealbreakers, but the things I liked about Paper Towns marginally outweighed the things I didn't like. Ferris Bueller said it best: If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it. I actually found this really ordinary. Coming of age boys story about three dorky teen males with the story focusing on two females - the dark soul who has run away to find herself and a shallow pretty girl who I'm sure is meant to be relatable, but she bored me with her trivial problems.
Pissed off her best friend by dating the guy she liked and lost best friend and date to prom in one fell swoop. Maybe I'm just too old for this stuff. I read Fault in our stars and I thought it was amazing for a YA. Didn't love the movie though. Since then, I tried and failed to read a second book by this author, and now this dud film. I don't think these books and movies are for me This film is not nearly as deep as it thinks it is, and way more annoying than it thinks it isn't.
The seemingly forced chemistry and buddy dialogue between the male leads is often cringeworthy, along with a lot of the moments that are supposed to be thought provoking, which end up ringing hollow. Add in the unrealistic plot devices and this movie frustrates on so many levels. Even though this film has its moments, as a whole I'm still not sure why I watched the entire thing. I was looking forward to viewing this film, but the story definitely misleads you in too many ways for you to really care.
Aside from a few great character moments, this film is a bland-fest at best. After one fun night with a childhood friend Margo Ross Spiegelman that Quentin had, she leaves town without telling anyone where she is going. Leaving clues, her friends set out on a journey to find her, as Quentin is in love with her and wants to take her to prom.
Along the way, we get to know Quentin and Margo's friends even more, which was a terrible thing, because by the end, I cared more about them than I did about them actually finding her. In the end, this film has a poor resolution, cliched writing, and a central story that is not interesting enough. I will say that there are some genuinely touching moments, but too few and far in between.
The plot is formulaic and the performances generally weak - especially from the actors playing Quentin's friends, who are also more annoying than they should be -, but the film is sincere and has one of the most mature endings to come out from a young adult story in recent years.
Margo: All the paper kids drinking beer some bum bought for them at the paper convenience store. Everyone demented with the mania of owning things. Everyone demented with the mania of owning things. All the things paper-thin and paper-frail.
Paper Towns Quotes (showing of 1,) “What a treacherous thing to believe that a person is more than a person.” ― John Green, Paper Towns.
Get the freshest reviews, news, and more delivered right to your inbox! Paper Towns movie quotes follow one teen who heads out on an adventure to find his missing crush, only to find himself in the process. The mystery drama, which was based on the novel of the same name by John Green, was directed by Jake Schreier using a .
Paper Towns Quotes. And for Margo? I heard someone say she was in the resurrection of a play on Broadway. I heard another person say She was giving surfing lessons off the coast of the Bahamas. Margo: All the paper kids drinking beer some bum bought for them at the paper convenience store. Everyone demented with the mania of owning things. All the things paper-thin and paper-frail. And all .