Dad and I had a father-daughter trip to the cinema last night to see Juno. I’d been desperate to see it for ages after hearing it was really funny. It’s received some very mixed reviews on imdb, it would appear Juno is a bit like marmite 😛
The Plot: Juno (Ellen Page) is a 16 year old girl who gets pregnant from sitting on a chair… with a boy of course. A very weedy boy, who goes by the name of Bleeker (Michael Cera). At first she plans to have an abortion but then backs out in favour of adoption. She finds a rich ‘perfect’ suburban couple to give her baby to; they are the obsessive-compusive Vanessa (Jennifer Garner) and her suppressed husband Mark (Jason Bateman). After spending time with them Juno accidentaly changes everything…
My Opinion: Parts of the dialogue are painfully unfunny, and a bit try-hard. There are, however, some absolutely hilarious moments. I think Juno’s step-mother and Dad are what make this film a comedy, they delivered some fantastic one liners. Other than that I would give the film about a 7.5, it was a fun easy watch with a really touching story 🙂 Definately worth a look.
If anyone does watch it can you tell me what you make of the relationship between Mark and Juno I was so confused!