Our hosts think that the Paper Towns film was a fun adaptation of the John Green novel, much lighter than the book and with a few unresolved plotlines. They’ve also decided that no one is good enough for Lacey and we really need to find a story that properly deconstructs the Manic Pixie Dream Girl, preferably from her perspective.
For similar discussions, check out our episodes on The Fault in Our Stars (book and film), The Perks of Being a Wallflower, If I Stay, and Insurgent.
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-Sep 18 (US), Sep 25 (UK)
-Based on An Unlikely Angel by Ashley Smith
-Sep 18 (US), Nov 13 (UK)
-Sep 18 (US), Sep 10 (UK)
-Written by Scott Neustadter and Michael H Weber
-Directed by Jake Schreier
-Starring Cara Delevingne, Nat Wolff, Justice Smith and Austin Abrams