My title is misleading, I can guarantee that. I just finished watching "It's Kind of a Funny Story" last night and overall it was decent. I've been really into watching Mr. Zach Galifianakis lately and I figured I'd give the movie a shot. It's a low budget movie from Focus Features, of which I enjoy most of the things they produce, but this time was not the case. "It's Kind of a Funny Story" is about a teenage boy that stresses out over the complexities of teenage hood and wants to kill himself, instead admits himself into the psych ward of his local New York City hospital.

The movie probably would have been awesome if I was still 18 and I hadn't yet watched Andrew Largeman in Garden State. It moved slowly and awkwardly, much like the main character Craig, played by Keir Gilchrist (an upcoming actor who may just do fine in the business). Galifianakis was good, but he wasn't overly deep or moving, nor was he even kind of funny. The relationship of Craig and the girl Noelle (played by Emma Roberts) was probably the most chemistry/likeness I found on screen, which I think is weird and awkward because they play teens falling in love in a psych ward...

Overall, a good movie but nothing to write home about. The song "Under Pressure" was well done and even had me wanting to join in on the jam session (see below). So, if you're looking for a movie one night at home, it's worth the rental. You may even "kind of" like it.

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