Recently, Zach Braff used the fundraising website, Kickstarter, to ask for donations so that he could make a sequel toÂ Garden State sans big movie studio. Â Personally, my feelings on this matter–while completely irrelevant–can best be summed up with the following emoticon: :-/ More
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You guys know about the Manic Pixie Dream Girl phenomenon, right? Think Zooey Deschanel in 500 Days of Summer or Natalie Portman in Garden State (minus the epilepsy). Without much personality detail or access to their internal monologues, these characters usually work as ciphers that the protagonist can project his emotional baggage onto. But what happens to the manic pixie girl when you’re not around to play with her?
It’s not quite Christmas yet, but you’re gearing up to haul all your stuff back to your parents for a month. Winter break: kind of a bitch, right? Your high school friends are kind of depressing to be around, since they haven’t seem to done much while you’ve been a way. Your family is awkward, and your room was been converted into a computer den. Don’t worry, you’re in good company. Plenty of movie scenarios revolve around homecomings that aren’t quite homey. Here are a couple of our favorites. More