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If I Stay Film Review + Screening

August 16, 2014

If I Stay Film Review
 photo fff-1.jpg / 5 [I prefer bouquets to stars]  
 
        If I Stay, 1 hr. 46 min   
        Genre: Drama
 Staring: Chloë Grace Moretz, Jamie Blackley, Mireille Enos and Joshua Leonard
 
Last month I had the amazing opportunity to attend an exclusive advance screening of If I Stay hosted by Refinery29 & Warner Brothers. Immediately after the film was over, the entire audience got a HUGE surprise when Gayle Forman (the author of If I Stay), Chloë Grace Moretz and a Warner Brothers Rep came out for a special Q&A. They answered audience questions and talked about their favorite scenes. Gayle said when she first wrote the book she had Chloë in mind for Mia but at the time Chloë was too young. Luckily, since it takes a while for studios to pick up films, Chloë’s age perfectly coincided with Mia’s. Gayle also talked about her inspiration for writing the book. Apparently, a very similar situation happened to a good friend of hers and it got her to thinking about ‘how would I handle that situation?” I love meeting authors (especially since I want to be one) and it was super fun meeting Chloë (she’s ADORABLE!)

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