Paranoid Park was hyped to me by a friend and fellow film student back in San Francisco. He swore the film was amazing and tried his damnedest to get us to attend one of the many screenings taking place around town. Sadly, I never got the chance. Well, that's not true, I had many chances and took advantage of none of them. Stupid me. The film was amazing and I recommend it to all of you. It's on DVD now and in attempt to rectify my stupidity, I'm dedicating this week's Three Scenes I Love solely to Paranoid Park. Thanks for the hype, Taylor, I wish I had listened.
His parents are split up and getting a divorce. He can't keep his food down. With all that going on, he still tries to keep his spirits up and his family's too. Whitney has a theory that the kid didn't know the cameras were rolling and he just happened to deliver one of the funniest scenes I've seen this year. Maybe others won't find it as humorous as I did, but it killed me.