Me and Earl and the Dying Girl: mini movie review

Seems like my problems with the book weren’t fixed with the movie…

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Okay, so… it’s a The Fault in Our Stars pretext, but with an indie spin, and a guy who likes to make parodies of old films?

I knew that Me and Earl and the Dying Girl would have the potential to be either stunning or awkwardly terrible.

And unfortunately, it leaned towards the more disappointing end of the spectrum.

So Greg thinks he’s the coolest outsider of all time, and incredibly absurd and funny. He and Earl like to make parodies of old movies together- Gone with My Wind, A Sockwork Orange, Death in Tennis… and then Rachel is diagnosed with leukaemia. Greg’s mom forces him to go hang out with her.

They become friends, are kind of in love, and then Earl and Greg decide to make a film for Rachel, and it is such a bad film that it changes their lives…

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Here are things…

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