Hal Sparks - The Los Angeles LGBT Center's 46th Anniversary Gala Vanguard Awards honoring Miley Cyrus, Jane Fonda and Ron Nyswaner - Arrivals at Hyatt Regency Century Plaza - Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 7th November 2015
For the first five minutes, the film feels like a low-budget remake of 8 Mile as we expect a drunken Kim Basinger to storm in shouting "What y'all doin' in my trailer?" Not helping matters are somewhat clunky dialogue, acting, and editing. For about 20 minutes we're introduced in this manner to Green's world, populated by cousin-lusting teens, hard-drinking man-children, and our hero's own dreams of creating monsters for horror films. But by the time that love interest Angevin (Laura Prepon, That '70s Show) is introduced, things take a turn for the more polished.
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