Wednesday, June 05, 2013

The Kings of Summer



Yesterday I was lucky enough to see a preview showing for an amazing movie called The Kings of Summer. Luckily the movie did not need time to warm up. The audience were screaming with laughter from the first second and the laughs kept coming. The movie is about three clueless teenage boys who run away from home one claustrophobic summer, build their own house in the woods, try to hunt rabbits, grow their own terrible moustaches and try to get  to First Base with the Ladeez with little or no success.

This is a very insightful look into the lives of teenagers and it takes you back to those heady days when you thought you knew it all and were convinced your parents were old farts. Back  to the days when you were coursing with hormones that made you either tongue-tied or say really gauche things to the opposite sex at discos like "I like your jumper."

If you want to scream with laughter make sure you check out The Kings of Summer which opens in USA this Friday. Let me know if it tickled your funny bone! And check out this amazing infographic with scenes from the movie.

20 comments:

Jess Palmer said...

Yep, that looks right up my street! The mum, is it Karen from Will & Grace????? I LOVE HER!!!

The Unbearable Banishment said...

That sounds like a documentary about my idiot youth. It's already making waves here in NYC. People are talking about it. I think it did really well on the festival circuit.

Steve said...

Sounds like my kind of movie and the kind of teenage-hood I wish I'd had.

Emma Kaufmann said...
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EmmaK said...

Jess Palmer....Yes that is Karen from Will and Grace as an amazingly irritating mom! you will love it

Angel Allen said...

Hi Lori
I am co-hosting Katherines Corner Hop this week and came by to say Hello.
I'm also your newest follower. Hope you will visit my blog and hopefully want to follow me also.
Best
Angel @ sewcraftyangel.blogspot.com

Katherines Corner said...

giggle, this sounds great. Thank you for sharing at the Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop xo

VE said...

And here I just stopped by to see if you were still blogging after all these years...

I will take your advice and see this movie. But only in secret during working hours. There always so much better when you're getting paid to watch them...

~~louise~~ said...

Sure does sound like my kinda movie, Emma. I'll have to see if I can find it here in Pennsylvania.

I dropped by to say "Enough of the picky Foodistas!" "Viva la Revolution!" as I just read your post at Food Stories and I just had to pop by and tell you how much I enjoyed it.

Thank you so much for sharing, Louise

thelady8home said...

Hopping over from Food Stories...and am already in love with your blog. But you are also a romance author!!! I love that. A new fan from The Lady 8 Home :)

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Electro-Kevin said...

I recommend Son of Rambo if you haven't seen it already.

A delightful, funny and touching film capturing '80s Britain faithfully.

I look forward to seeing this one on your recommendation.

Anonymous said...

Sounds like just my sort of thing, hope it comes out here in the wide brown land soon :)

fingers said...

good grief...i go away for a few years and when i come back you're a movie reviewer...
what's next...a comparison of generic instant pancake mixes...

EmmaK said...

Fingers....How's it going down under? Are you now a fully paid up thespian?

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