Friday, October 8, 2010
...The movie centers on relationships and about finding life wherever you are standing at that moment. It’s about learning how to give yourself a break. For those of you reading this old enough to remember “After School Specials”, in some ways, although not cheesy or hokey, that ’s what this movie reminds me of; I think it might have the ability to change the perspective of some kids going through these same overwhelming fears about life.
Keir Gilchrist feels like a real kid, he plays the role low key and believable, he’s not trying to go for the quirkiness of a Michael Cera. I like the non-traditional casting of Zoe Kravitz (daughter of Lenny Kravitz & Lisa Bonet), no where is it mentioned that’s she’s African American or mixed race, she’s simply the “hot girl”, which is great... Full Post on PFS site