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Old 11-13-17, 09:25 AM
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Wonder (2017, D: Chbosky) S: Jacob Tremblay, Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson





Based on the New York Times bestseller, WONDER tells the inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman. Born with facial differences that, up until now, have prevented him from going to a mainstream school, Auggie becomes the most unlikely of heroes when he enters the local fifth grade. As his family, his new classmates, and the larger community all struggle to find their compassion and acceptance, Auggie's extraordinary journey will unite them all and prove you can't blend in when you were born to stand out.

In theatres November 17th.
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Re: Wonder (2017, D: Chbosky) S: Jacob Tremblay, Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson

This looks maudlin and overly sentimental. The book is a huge hit with the 14 and under set.
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Re: Wonder (2017, D: Chbosky) S: Jacob Tremblay, Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson

Isn't this just Mask for the new generation?
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Re: Wonder (2017, D: Chbosky) S: Jacob Tremblay, Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson

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Isn't this just Mask for the new generation?
Yes. And strangely this ISNíT based on a true story or a real disease.
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Old 11-13-17, 01:27 PM
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Re: Wonder (2017, D: Chbosky) S: Jacob Tremblay, Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson

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This looks maudlin and overly sentimental. The book is a huge hit with the 14 and under set.
No question. My son's class (7th grade) just finished it. It wouldn't surprise me if they schedule a field trip to go see it.
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Re: Wonder (2017, D: Chbosky) S: Jacob Tremblay, Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson

i have no words after seeing this movie. simply the best, most joyous movie i have seen in a longtime. haven't cried that much since Brooklyn (2015). (ok, maybe a few)

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Re: Wonder (2017, D: Chbosky) S: Jacob Tremblay, Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson

Yeah, I loved this movie. My kids said it was one of their favorite movies they had ever seen. Love the way the movie gives nearly every character a section of the movie.
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Re: Wonder (2017, D: Chbosky) S: Jacob Tremblay, Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson

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Yeah, I loved this movie. My kids said it was one of their favorite movies they had ever seen. Love the way the movie gives nearly every character a section of the movie.
exactly. it wasn't just about Auggie, but every character was somewhat fleshed out and you felt for each and everyone. every actor killed their parts, big and small...
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Re: Wonder (2017, D: Chbosky) S: Jacob Tremblay, Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson

I enjoyed this quite a bit. Heartwarming and poignant without getting too maudlin. Do some aspects fall a bit outside reality? Sure, but overall this film has a good message and the performances are solid. This ought to win the Oscar for best make-up; it looked flawless.

Also liked how the focus was on different characters, offering up varying perspectives and reasoning behind actions.

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Yes. And strangely this ISNíT based on a true story or a real disease.
Treacher-Collins Syndrome is, indeed, a very real disease.
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Re: Wonder (2017, D: Chbosky) S: Jacob Tremblay, Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson

I hope more people are watching this now that it is more readily available. This and Thor: Ragnarok are tops of 2017. This one shocked the hell outta me...
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Re: Wonder (2017, D: Chbosky) S: Jacob Tremblay, Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson

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I enjoyed this quite a bit. Heartwarming and poignant without getting too maudlin. Do some aspects fall a bit outside reality? Sure, but overall this film has a good message and the performances are solid. This ought to win the Oscar for best make-up; it looked flawless.

Also liked how the focus was on different characters, offering up varying perspectives and reasoning behind actions.



Treacher-Collins Syndrome is, indeed, a very real disease.
Sorry. I havenít read the book. My wife and daughter told me kid had a fictitious disease.
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Re: Wonder (2017, D: Chbosky) S: Jacob Tremblay, Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson

Just watched this. Waaaay better than I expected. Loved it.
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Re: Wonder (2017, D: Chbosky) S: Jacob Tremblay, Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson

Wow, I was expecting a little more discussion.

Watched it last night with the family we all loved it. As pointed out, the way the movie is broken up by character was interesting and helped flesh out characters that would have been lost in a traditional narrative. Highly recommended.
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