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Like a bag of jelly beans... but not in a good way.
If you read the book, please don't see the movie. I repeat, if you read the book, please don't see the movie.
I just read the book, and was by a RedBox and decided to see how well Jackson could put such a beautiful, poignant novel into a movie. I should have known, when it was so short, that it couldn't be any good. But honestly, I was appalled at just how bad it was.
The one thing that can be said is the actors did a wonderful job, and it's pretty. There's a couple good scenes in it, but overall, it's just sad.
They kind of took several flavors of jellybeans and threw it into a bag. It has nothing to do with anything. I did not get buttered popcorn, I did not get cherry, I did not get strawberry daiquiri. I just got a lot of sweet, bean-shaped tidbits that kind of, halfheartedly formed something resembling a plot.
The book made me sob. The movie? It kind of confused me.
It was so bad, I started making notes on green sticky notes and sticking them to the bottom of my television.
I would so not watch this. Don't bother.
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