Written By: Nur Mirrah Amit (Year 2), Mass Media Management
#1. The Perks of Being A Wallflower (11th October 2012)
|Courtesy of Summit Entertainment|
Based on the novel written by Stephen Chbosky, "The Perks Of Being A Wallflower" tells the story of 15-year-old Charlie (Logan Lerman), an endearing and naive boy, who is struggling to cope with feelings of his first love for his senior, Sam (Emma Watson), the suicide of his best friend Michael, and his own mental illness while struggling to find a group of people whom he can identify with.
C’mon you guys, don’t pretend you didn’t see this one coming. It has been highly anticipated ever since Summit Entertainment won rights to the highly acclaimed novel – which I’m hoping you have in fact, read. The novel stayed at the New York Times Bestseller’s list for quite a while, back in 2000. It sold like hot potatoes, over 700,000 copies,. If you’re planning on watching this movie but have yet to check out the book, you’re in luck because most of our local bookstores still have them in stock. It’s available too as an e-book, just in case you were wondering….