History YMMV / PaperTowns

5th Jul '17 2:59:48 PM oldmanyoshi
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** At the prom afterparty, Ben sets a county record for longest keg-stand. Radar describes him as some kind of "autistic savant".
** During the road trip, [[spoiler:Radar is bought a T-shirt with a Confederate flag on it that reads "Heritage not Hate". Radar is black]].

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** At the prom afterparty, Ben sets a county record for longest keg-stand. Radar describes him as some kind of "autistic savant".
savant."
** During the road trip, [[spoiler:Radar is bought a T-shirt with a Confederate flag on it that reads "Heritage not Hate". Hate." Radar is black]].
29th Jun '17 8:14:46 PM mouschilight
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* ActorShipping: The onscreen Quentin/Margo pairing has predictably led to Nat Wolff/Cara [=DeLevigne=] shippers, helped along by some flirty-looking backstage photos.

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* ActorShipping: The onscreen Quentin/Margo pairing has predictably led to Nat Wolff/Cara [=DeLevigne=] Wolff/Creator/CaraDelevingne shippers, helped along by some flirty-looking backstage photos.
22nd Jun '17 11:17:36 AM HamburgerTime
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* {{Narm}}: At one point during the road trip, the gang nearly crashes, which causes Q's narratorial voice to launch into a dramatic and flowery soliloquy about death - which would have a lot more bite if the near-crash wasn't caused by swerving to avoid a ''cow''. The film omits the monologue and plays the scene purely for BlackComedy.
28th Apr '17 8:51:25 AM UltimateJasper
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* ActorShipping: The onscreen Quentin/Margo pairing has predictably led to Nat Wolff/Cara DeLevigne shippers, helped along by some flirty-looking backstage photos.

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* ActorShipping: The onscreen Quentin/Margo pairing has predictably led to Nat Wolff/Cara DeLevigne [=DeLevigne=] shippers, helped along by some flirty-looking backstage photos.
28th Apr '17 8:51:03 AM UltimateJasper
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** "Smile" by Music/MikkyEkko is used really well in the trailer.

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** "Smile" by Music/MikkyEkko Mikky Ekko is used really well in the trailer.



* ToughActToFollow: The film may be "okay" at the worst, but regardless, it gets compared to ''Film/TheFaultInOurStars'' a lot, with many complaints that ''Paper Towns'' can't quite live up to ''TFIOS''. It might partially just owe itself to the fact that ''TFiOS'' is generally considered to be John Green's best book along with ''Literature/LookingForAlaska''.

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* ToughActToFollow: The film may be "okay" at the worst, but regardless, it gets compared to ''Film/TheFaultInOurStars'' a lot, with many complaints that ''Paper Towns'' can't quite live up to ''TFIOS''. It might partially just owe itself to the fact that ''TFiOS'' [=''TFiOS''=] is generally considered to be John Green's best book along with ''Literature/LookingForAlaska''.
28th Apr '17 8:50:31 AM UltimateJasper
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* ActorShipping: The onscreen Quentin/Margo pairing has predictably led to Nat Wolff/Cara Delevigne shippers, helped along by some flirty-looking backstage photos.

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* ActorShipping: The onscreen Quentin/Margo pairing has predictably led to Nat Wolff/Cara Delevigne DeLevigne shippers, helped along by some flirty-looking backstage photos.photos.
* AwesomeMusic: The film is well-scored with an indie rock soundtrack like that of ''Film/TheFaultInOurStars''.
** "Smile" by Music/MikkyEkko is used really well in the trailer.



* TheyChangedItNowItSucks: Fans of the book didn't take well to the changes made to the plot (Q attending prom, his friends leaving him in Algoe after his outburst, Lacey and Ben getting together on the roadtrip instead of beforehand, etc.).
* ToughActToFollow: The film may or may not be bad, but regardless, it gets compared to ''Film/TheFaultInOurStars'' a lot, with many complaints that ''Paper Towns'' can't quite live up to ''TFIOS''.

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* SoOkayItsAverage: At least according to critics, with the general consensus being that it was a sincere and charming film that failed to set itself apart from other teen dramas without a story conceit as strong as that of ''Film/TheFaultInOurStars''.
* TheyChangedItNowItSucks: Fans of the book didn't take well to the changes made to the plot (Q attending prom, his friends leaving him in Algoe Agloe after his outburst, Lacey and Ben getting together on the roadtrip instead of beforehand, etc.).
* ToughActToFollow: The film may or may not be bad, "okay" at the worst, but regardless, it gets compared to ''Film/TheFaultInOurStars'' a lot, with many complaints that ''Paper Towns'' can't quite live up to ''TFIOS''.''TFIOS''. It might partially just owe itself to the fact that ''TFiOS'' is generally considered to be John Green's best book along with ''Literature/LookingForAlaska''.
4th Nov '16 8:40:29 PM HamburgerTime
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* ActorShipping: The onscreen Quentin/Margo pairing has predictably led to Nat Wolff/Cara Delevigne shippers, helped along by some flirty-looking backstage photos.
25th Jun '16 10:27:14 PM HamburgerTime
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** Others go as far as seeing Q as a pathetic creep who emotionally neglects his actual friends for the sake of the off chance of scoring with his stalking victim.
25th Jun '16 12:39:27 PM Anddrix
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* BaseBreaker: Margo. Despite her HiddenDepths and BeneathTheMask identity, many people find her true self whiny and pretentious. Others think she's a sad, lonely {{Woobie}} deep down, while others think she's a bit of both.

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* BaseBreaker: BaseBreakingCharacter: Margo. Despite her HiddenDepths and BeneathTheMask identity, many people find her true self whiny and pretentious. Others think she's a sad, lonely {{Woobie}} deep down, while others think she's a bit of both.
20th Feb '16 6:20:52 AM Anddrix
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* RelationshipWritingFumble: Unlike the book, Lacey and Ben don't have much chemistry here. Many viewers felt Lacey had more chemistry with ''Q'' than she did with Ben, or than Q did with Margo.

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* RelationshipWritingFumble: Unlike the book, Lacey and Ben don't have much chemistry here. Many viewers felt Lacey had more chemistry with ''Q'' than she did with Ben, or than Q did with Margo. This was possibly a holdover from [[http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/03/19/paper-towns-john-green_n_6902886.html an earlier (and, according to John Green, far worse) version of the script]] which did in fact change the OfficialCouple from Q and Margo to Q and Lacey.
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