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The Perks of Being a Wallflower Reviews

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Overview


Genre :

Drama

Release Date :

September 21, 2012 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

PG-13

Director :

Stephen Chbosky

Starring :

Emma Watson, Logan Lerman, Paul Rudd, Ezra Miller, Nina Dobrev, Mae Whitman, Johnny Simmons, Melanie Lynskey, Kate Walsh, Dylan McDermott, Nicholas Braun, Joan Cusack, Erin Wilhelmi

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Go! Watch this movie. You'll regret if not seeing it.    Readers  5 of 5 [Rate It]

4 of 5

“..the unexpected pleasure of seeing it all played out with such freshness and verve..”
by Pete Hammond [Boxoffice Magazine]
Review rate : A-

“..a must-see for fans of the coming-of-age drama..”
by Laremy Legel [Film.com]
Review rate : A
Reviewed by Owen Gleiberman [Entertainment Weekly]
3.5 of 5
Reviewed by Glenn Kenny [MSN Movies]
3 of 4
Reviewed by Peter Travers [Rolling Stone]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
Reviewed by Rob Nelson [Variety]
Reviewed by Jordan Mintzer [Hollywood Reporter]
Reviewed by David Edelstein [New York Magazine]
Reviewed by Mark Jenkins [NPR]

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