Paper Towns Loses John Green Magic, Is Poor Compared To ?The Fault In Our Stars?

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After the huge success of John Green?s best-selling novel, The Fault in our Stars, one might wonder if Paper Towns can compare or even exceed the expectations it has compared to the previous blockbuster. Audiences should be expecting a new look from Director Jake Schreier, as this new love story adaptation may surely be a teen favorite.

Paper Towns, which stars Natt Wolfe and Cara Delevigne creates a whole new journey for teens to talk about. The movie, according to Rotten Tomatoes, is a coming-of-age story centering on Quentin and his enigmatic neighbor Margo, who loved mysteries so much she became one.

After taking him on an all-night adventure through their hometown, Margo suddenly disappears, leaving behind cryptic clues for Quentin to decipher. The search leads Quentin and his quick-witted friends on an exhilarating adventure that is equal parts hilarious and moving.

Rotten Tomatoes took a hit at this romantic movie giving it a score of 57% in the Tomatometer, that?s 24% lower than what they gave Fault in our Stars. It also gave an audience score of 69%, significantly lower than Fault in our Stars 86%.

The Critics consensus shared that Paper Towns isn?t as deep or moving as it want to be, yet it?s still earnest, well-acted, and thoughtful enough to earn a place in the hearts of teen filmgoers of all ages.

?There is no fault in the new stars of the latest John Green book-to-movie adaptation and this teen dramedy is a slight cut above the norm in the genre even if a lot of it doesn’t add up. Still, it’s got heart and a nice theme about living life to the max,? Peter Hammond from Deadline Hollywood reviewed.

Sad to say that Paper Towns didn?t live up to the hype it was given since Fault in our Stars was a success, but giving a hand to Jake Schreier, the movie is unique in its own way, gathering viewers everywhere.

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