"my whole life is just a series of loosely-related wacky misadventures"
future actress/screenwriter (if all goes well)
to be honest, i was a little nervous about seeing this movie because i loved the graphic novel and was afraid this adaptation wouldn't do it justice. but i was wrong, the movie is just as great!
even though a lot of the details have been changed, the story and the characters don't lose what makes them so interesting. i find that all the events are extremely well linked, and i’m glad to see the tact with which they tackle subjects that are usually so poorly presented in cinema.
i also really liked the colorful animation style, and the soundtrack is also really good.
i couldn't wait for the recording to come out as i've never had the chance to see the musical in real life!
it was amazing, and even though i knew all the songs by heart i was delighted with the choices the actors made in some of their pronunciations (and gosh, sara bareilles is an angel). the staging is great, i loved how the dances didn't take over the story or the lyrics but simply accompanied them.
i didn't expect…
it was exactly what i expected and at the same time not at all.
i had so much fun, i laughed a lot (but i think some of the jokes weren't understood by the majority of the audience because the french subtitled version didn't include all the gags) and at the same time there was a real reflection behind it and i loved the remarks made about patriarchy (even if they will unfortunately and undoubtedly receive a lot of criticism…