30 hand picked films. A new one every day
When a man is diagnosed with terminal cancer, he takes custody of his misanthropic teenage son, for whom quality time means getting high, engaging in small-time prostitution, and avoiding his father.
2001 | Winner: Breakthrough Performance - Male
2002 | 2 nominations including: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
2002 | Nominee: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Okay, this is manipulative, maudlin trash. But if you're in the mood for something like that then this movie is as good as any. Plus it's got Jena Malone.
I shouldn't love this movie so much. It's full of cliches, but goddammit... the actors are so good and the story so compelling. Probably the movie I've watched the most times in my life.
how to disappear completely = 3 stars
It is only a nice enough tear-jerker, but it stays with you.
the conflicts between father and son will always have touchy ending
home, that's what this film is about. <3
A closeted tween will crush majorly on Hayden Christensen with blue hair.
holy fuck, this is bad.