Saturday, October 18, 2008

Book2Movie: Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist

By now you have probably have seen this movie or at least seen the trailer on tv. I saw an advanced screening on September 9th (compliments to and was recently able to discuss my thoughts.

As you've probably know; Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist is a book turned to movie about Norah, a girl who is forced to insinuate a temparary, fake relationship with Nick, a guy she just met, to proove to her frenemy Tris who is convinced that she (Norah) is a prude who doesn't know how to have a good time. To her entense mortification, Nick is Tris's most recent cast off (ex-boyfriend) and Nick isn't over her yet. Norah is about to go dig a hole to bury herself in it, but a little coaxing from Nick's friends and band mates convinces her to hang out with Nick for the rest of the night.

In the movie the relationship between Tris and Norah was altered making Tris a one sided character. I found that a bit sad because Tris, even though she's a bit bitchy, had a moment where she was really nice to Norah in the book. They also made the movie more of a slight epic by having Nick and Norah go through some pretty hilarious misadventures, while building up the "love triangle" between Tris, Norah, and Nick.

I enjoyed the movie. I found it really hilarious. However, I couldn't help but notice the similarities it had with both Juno and Charlie Bartlett, which (Surprise, surprise!) stars both the leading actors in this movie. However, towards the end of the movie I found my eyes glazing over and I began nodding off, so I guess the Movie left me hot and cold. I still like it though it was interpreted well enough. So I'm not too disappointed.

1 comment:

wdebo said...

Yeah! Nick and Norah's Infinate playlist, haha, so wanna watch it!