It's not all bad and the casting of Shane West and Mandy Moore in the lead roles not only works well when it comes to making it feel all teen soapy but also that they are surprisingly convincing in their roles.
He is now the outcast out of all the good-natured kids. This is one that both breaks the heart even as it makes you sigh from the sheer romance of it all. At the end of the night, he admits she was the best date possible.
Jamie is truly the polar opposite of Landon in almost every way. Nicholas Sparks makes a simple romantic story, the movie touchs my soul and my heart. Jenkins, she tells Landon that all she wants in the future is to get married in a church full of people and to have her father walk her down the aisle.
It's this and that she is quite adorable, with a voice of an angel that makes her performance stand out and turns "A Walk to Remember" from being an unmemorable movie to one which has its moments.
An adolescent romance we've seen a million times before. When events thrust him into her world, he begins an unexpected journey he'll never forget. Especially in homes with teenage girls. And just like Landon and Jamie, never in a thousand years did anyone think someone would ever deeply fall head-over-heels for her.
But our love is like the wind. With radio programmers complaining of a glut of singing bellybuttons, she has moved on several fronts simultaneously, not only turning out the usual dance-pop pap, but also branching out to a VJ stint on MTV and quickly moving into the movies.
Plays like the old disease-of-the-week small-screen melodramas. Read more Robert K. He drinks, swears and nearly kills a fellow student when he and his friends play a prank on him.
In response, Landon demands an explanation,  and Jamie reveals that she is dying of leukemia. The singer Mandy Moore stars as Jamie Sullivan, an outsider at school who is laughed at because she stands apart, has values, and always wears the same ratty blue sweater.
Find out who you are and do it on purpose. Read more Time Out: Addresses are not passed on to any third party, and are used solely for direct communication from this site. His sister's husband proposed marriage to her despite her sickness.
Rarely has leukemia looked so shimmering and benign. The book ends with Landon 40 years later at age What this all boils down to is compared to other movie adaptations of Nicholas Sparks's novels, "A Walk to Remember" certainly feels like it suffers from a director who has failed to relay the emotional impact of the storyline to the silver screen.
Having not read the novel I do wonder whether the adaptation really captures the mood of the book as it doesn't feel quite right. Landon knows that if his friends learn about his role in the play, he will be teased relentlessly. When one of his teenage angsty pranks lands him in deep trouble he finds himself facing either expulsion, or he must participate in various after school activities that benefit the school and other worth while causes in the community.
Her secret is fairly predictable, but it admittedly adds a surprising flair of emotion when it comes around the bend. While Hegbert initially refuses, after Landon declares his love for Jamie,  Hegbert allows it.
Landon Carter Shane West is your typical high school bad-ass, whom we first meet as he's being hauled off to jail in the wake of a gang-initiation prank that's gone awry.
He and his friends had always made fun of her because of how good she was. It's all been done many times before and unfortunately "A Walk to Remember" suffers a little in these earlier scenes because the characters are not strong enough to make it feel anything other than conventional.
As far as I'm concerned, very little of what happens in this glossy teen-weepie romance can be described as surprising, and even less of it feels fresh or spontaneous.A walk to remember, starring Shane West and Mandy Moore, is about two unlikely lovers, and their events together.
Jamie Sullivan (Mandy Moore), a Christian church girl, and daughter of the local church’s minister, holds many secrets. Jan 25, · At the beginning of ''A Walk to Remember,'' Landon Carter (Shane West), a troubled North Carolina teenager, gathers with a bunch of his beer-drinking, blaspheming buddies for.
Check out the exclusive park9690.com movie review and see our movie rating for A Walk To Remember. What this all boils down to is compared to other movie adaptations of Nicholas Sparks's novels, "A Walk to Remember" certainly feels like it suffers from a director who has failed to relay the emotional impact of the storyline to the silver screen.
The movie ends with a wedding and then *spoiler alert* she dies.
If we couldn’t make it depressing enough lets suck away the little happiness the film provided. Unlike Landon, I kept my promise and did not fall in love with A Walk To Remember.
A Walk To Remember offers up this trivia bit which you should remember: you can say a four letter synonym for "number two" five times and still manage to hold a PG rating!
Six and you're up to PG and that would never go down well in North Carolina (which is a lovely state).Download