Paper Towns Reviews

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August 14, 2015
Paper Towns is particularly good at pinpointing that certain point in teenage male friendships where the guys are getting older, but they still sometimes resort to silly voices and goofy humor when the girls aren't around.
August 7, 2015
Paper Towns is too nice. And that is, coincidentally, also the problem its hero has been facing.
July 30, 2015
This is sensitive and often winning in its depiction of adolescent behavior; the characters speak openly about their vulnerabilities, which makes them sympathetic.
July 26, 2015
Paper Towns is an exercise in artifice.
July 24, 2015
Paper Towns is a movie that I really liked, but I probably would have loved if I'd seen it when I was 13.
July 24, 2015
It's the rare movie that can sacrifice the clean lines of fantasy and melodrama for the messiness of ordinary life - that neither burnishes nor condemns the up-down turmoil of the teenage soul, but rather lets it be.
July 24, 2015
Lukewarm as a romance, but the charming young cast helps compensate.
July 24, 2015
Fans expecting more than a routine coming-of-age story had better prepare for a paper movie.
July 24, 2015
"Paper Towns" might be the only movie to ever pay tribute to Walt Whitman's poetry, Woody Guthrie's music and the empowering theme song from the "Pokemon" cartoon series.
July 23, 2015
Even literate voiceovers (this one isn't so much) telegraph that we're in for safe if dark ironies and rueful platitudes that inevitably resolve in some glib life lesson.
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