The film is not as clever as it thinks it is, and it’s a letdown when the big reveal and twist is finally exposed.
Even the dazzling animation can’t make up for what’s lacking, including the absence of an instant hit song, dry voice performances, and a mediocre story.
I’ll stop short at calling it embarrassing, but the line hovers mere inches away.
What’s so disturbing about “Wallflower” isn’t the subject matter, but that few likely remember this incident because mass shootings are now so commonplace in our country.
An almost-turd that’s been given a sparkly new sheen from a bit of the ol’ Hollywood polish.
This too-straightforward retelling of history is too mainstream, too dull, and squanders a considerable opportunity.