As the characters of Charlie (Logan Lerman), Sam (Emma Watson) and Patrick (Ezra Miller) experience the highs and the lows throughout this film, the lighting will synchronize with their emotions, giving you bold, bright colours to indicate the happy emotions and the dark, depressing colours for the not so great times.
The pleasing plot that flows gracefully like a river is another astonishing aspect to the film, Perks of being a Wallflower. With 102 minutes of footage, the plot never ceases to amaze me, it just keeps thickening and thickening like a well made soup. You end up mind boggled as you find out the cause of Charlie’s mental illness. The only sloping downside to the plot, is the pace. You have to stay completely focused on this film otherwise, before you know it you’ve missed key points to the plot.
Stephen Chbosky’s film, Perks of being a Wallflower, will leave you feeling amazed, saddened and loved up. Giving this unbelievable film a massive four stars for the extraordinary acting, brilliant lighting and thickening plot, but letting us down one sparkling star, was the quickening pace. Aside from the pace, this film must be added to your watch list,