Few actors handle comedy and drama equally well, and he has no problem convincing the audience as a tormented has-been. The quaint beach house setting used in many of the scenes is awash with a color palette of earth tones and rustic furnishings, a counterculture milieu befitting this family of intellectuals. The script written by, and directed by Josh Boone new comer is cliched to say the least. Their teenage children Samantha and Rusty, portrayed by Lily Collins and Nat Wolff, are discovering their own offbeat paths into the wacky world they've inherited. It was a touching story, where despite the indiscretions of a married couple, you had them rooting for each other to find their way back to each other and to bring their family together.
Plus, as Sam says, there are the realists and there are the romantics, and I guess this film is a romantic's work. I will start with the plot: The film is based on a broken family where the father played by Greg Kinnear typical dad actor is still head over heels in love with his ex wife played by Jennifer Connelly. He wasn't the central character which, I think made me like him more. His wife Erica, played by Jennifer Connelly, is the quintessential partner cast aside at the expense of William's inattention and indiscretion. Rusty, also a believer in love, tries to pursue his crush Kate Liana Liberato. Their teenage children Samantha and Rusty, portrayed by Lily Collins and Nat Wolff, are discovering their own offbeat paths into the wacky world they've inherited. The little written lines in the character introduction part were also a nice touch.
Wolff, in particular, takes advantage of this opportunity to add a good deal of the narrative's comic relief with his ad-libbed lines. I'm pretty sure he plays the exact same dude in every freaking film. As his would-be suitor, young Lily Collins is an able foil to Lerman's advances and wins over the audience with her sharp wit. The film is technically well-balanced between slick Hollywood production values and a relaxed indie look. Josh Boone is going to direct The Fault In Our Stars which makes me feel a little relieved and a little excited.
Yeah, he's golden, end of story. It is a cute, summer drama that is worth checking out. His signature style is the ability to capture beauty in nature and everyday objects -- a dripping gutter here, a playground swing there -- and photography that is comforting, enveloping the actors in a warm glow that matches their affections. During the course of the film, the characters begin to learn lessons about love and the long road called life. There are no rewrites in life, only second chances. The casting was great, as was the plot and story line. I mean what was abduction all about? What makes Stuck in Love so different from other love stories is that it's not just some cheesy romantic story, it deals with the different dynamics of love and heartbreak that we all will go through in life.
This is not about whether you are too young to be a published author at the age of 19, or whether it's feasible to carry around an amount of pot enough to make a salad. Rusty, also a believer in love, tries to pursue his crush Kate Liana Liberato. This category is specifically for films that make you feel good, make you shed a tear or two and are full of cliches. Dad isn't the best role model, after all, but this is a father-son relationship that has promise if either or both can get their acts together. Rusty, is an aspiring fantasy writer and Stephen King aficionado, who is on a quest to gain 'life experiences'. Lilly Collins most notably turns in the strongest performance as a young woman who is struggling between different types of love, the ability to return love with her pursuer Louis, and the love her mother is trying to earn back. I love Kinnear and would love him to just do something a little bit more interesting and out of his comfort zone.
Josh Boone is going to direct The Fault In Our Stars which makes me feel a little relieved and a little excited. William Borgens is an acclaimed author who hasn't written a word since his ex-wife Erica left him 3 years ago for another man. Stuck In Love scores 6 Kayne Faces. I feel like he really excelled in the whole second kid syndrome. His two children, Sam and Rusty, played by Lily Collins and Nat Wolf have responded to the divorce in different ways and the film follows all four characters as they fall in and out of love. The fact that he can convincingly portray both these characters in two pictures at the same festival is testament to his talent and versatility.
Rusty, is an aspiring fantasy writer and Stephen King aficionado, who is on a quest to gain 'life experiences'. The script and the actors do an incredible job of bringing this all to reality in a way that we can really feel what they are going through and give us something to relate to. He falls for the beautiful, but troubled Kate and gets his first taste of love and a broken heart. I thought this film was really good. You could understand how she is afraid of getting hurt by love, and how the plan she has revised to protect herself seems to make perfect sense, while at the same time you know she is not gonna be able to go through with it. Bright lighting belies the turmoil beneath the surface.
Logan Lerman returns with as much of a charming performance as he showed in The Perks of Being a Wallflower as the boy who is trying to win Samantha's heart. Just the ending was a bit too happy for my taste - after all, I remain a cynical realist despite loving this film. Tim Orr is truly a master cinematographer. During the course of the film, the characters begin to learn lessons about love and the long road called life. It is a cute, summer drama that is worth checking out. Rusty's story, although not particularly new, is very well-written and Nat Wolff really brings it to life.
Yeah, he's golden, end of story. The adults who anchor the film deserve far more credit than they're given. Samantha is publishing her first novel and is determined to avoid love at all costs - after all she's seen what it has done to her parents. Overall, Stuck In Love was a cliched film from cliched land. Samantha is in college and headstrong in the ways of a young woman determined to control her life and career at the expense of entering the dating scene and submitting to the wants of a man. He falls for the beautiful, but troubled Kate and gets his first taste of love and a broken heart.