The Fault in Our Stars
Film Corporation: 20th Century Fox
Released to Theatres: June 6th, 2014
Audience Rating: PG13
Length of Time: 126 minutes
Director: Josh Boone
Title: The Fault in Our Stars
Author: John Green
Publisher: Dutton Books
Release Date: January 10th, 2012
Format: Hardcover, 318 pages
Some infinities are bigger than other infinities.
After waiting a whole month after the release, I was able to see The Fault in Our Stars. No matter what was left out the adaption was a wonderful experience. The Shailene Woodly and Ansel Elgort were perfect Hazel and Augustus's. They portrayed the characters faultlessly, even Ansel's limping was flawless. I only had one problem with these actors, they both played a major part in the Divergent movie. The fact that they were in the movie wasn't the problem, it was the fact that they played siblings. So at the odd moments I would picture them as siblings once again and flinch.
Adaption wise the creators did a fair job with sicking to the main plot of the book. I noticed though where the book was very witty the movie was not, or well not with the John Green humour from the book. The movie focused more on the romance, doing this they left out somewhat big things like the Isaac scenes or the humour and reason behind the swing set. (Lonely, Vaguely Pedophilic Swing Set Seeks the Butts of Children.) I was rather disappointed that they focused it on the romance, Augustus's and Hazel's romance was not what The Fault in Our Stars was written for. There was so much for, I'd like to think that John Green had written to show that your life is what you can make it to be, you can let yourself waste away or you can live it.
I laughed and I cried, and I appreciated the movie as much as I did the novel. The The Fault in Our Stars movie adaption was an delightful adaption to watch and I would definitely see it again. So if you were wondering if seeing it on screen is worth it, take my word for it and see it. You won't regret it.
My favourite scene was when the camera started to move from Augustus's and Hazel's legs to their heads as they were in Augustus's bed in Amsterdam. My favourite part was seeing Hazel's legs wrapped around Augustus's one. There was just so much love and trust in the scene that one could not adore it.
" I am quite unextraordinary." ~ Hazel
Recommend to People Who Enjoy:
Drama, Young Love, Cancer Stories, Romance