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Film Review - Rapture-Palooza

Film Review - Tiger Eyes


It’s hard to believe that “Tiger Eyes” represents the first major motion picture adaption of a Judy Blume novel. The celebrated author (“Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret”), once a mighty junior high library beacon to adolescents everywhere, seems like a natural fit for teen cinema tastes, with her frank discussions of growing pains and her commitment to an honest assessment of emergent emotions. While Blume’s world is long overdue for a big screen spin, it’s unfortunate that the first effort out of the gate is “Tiger Eyes.” While the feature is rich with malleable misery and juvenile disquiet, it makes for a leaden, rushed movie, with Blume’s own son responsible for mucking with the nuances of the source material, flattening promising conflicts and painful introspection. Read the rest at Blu-ray.com


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