Thursday, November 3, 2011

Flipped

Still avoiding the threatening 12-hour Godfather folder from The Helliza Files, so what should I click next but the movie Flipped. Secret shame: I have these sporadic compulsions to watch these hour-and-a-half rom coms, specially if they are extremely funny, and most specially if they are extremely formulaic and bad to the point of unintentional hilarity. And most specially if I don't have to download them myself, and I can just copy them from the supervillainess Helliza. Enough rationalization. Bakit ba. AHAHAHAHAHAHA.

As it turned out Flipped is more of a coming-of-age movie than a traditional rom-com. At the onset you get the feeling that this is a movie based on a short story or a novel, and because this paragraph is starting to sound like a review like totally, I will now drop lazy, random movie review terms just to get it over with: gravitas, pathos, versimilitude, parallelisms, vivisection. Maybe not vivisection. I just have a fondness for these sort of growing-up stories with the classic elements: summer, neighborhood, endearing grandparents, the awkwardness of first love. And the unique elements, in this case we have the sycamore tree and being a basket boy.

I informed Helliza that although things started to turn around at the end and nothing horrible really happened like the girl falling from the very tall sycamore tree, Flipped is actually a pretty depressing movie. I had no idea what was at the core of feeling quite sad at the end of the film, but supervillainness Helliza who can psychoanalyze by text had this explanation: Nakakainggit kasi na bata pa lang sila ay may true love na sila.

All together now: AHAHAAHAHAHAAHAHAAHAH!

5 comments:

BOTD said...

AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA! where's your review of bridesmaids! ahahahahahaha.

will said...

hindi ko pa macompose, tawa pa ako nang tawa ahahahahahahaahha

HTGOF said...

mapanuod nga yang flipped... mahirap mahanap ang true love narealize ko lang. kala ko noon, shet sa ganda kong to mahahanap ko yan! ganda ko e! ganda!

HTGOF said...

oh wait... i'm rich!

Anonymous said...

expletive. natawa ako ng bongga. with slow clap pa. bow.

amoketh