“Wonder” Tells Incredible Story

From the writer of “Beauty and the Beast,” and based on a New York Times bestseller, “Wonder” tells an incredible and heartwarming story.

It was directed by Stephen Chbosky and it was released to view in cinemas on November 17, 2017.

Featuring Jacob Tremblay as Auggie, “Wonder” portrays a story about a homeschooled boy who finally joins a prep school. However, he was born with facial differences so it was not an easy start for him.

For the short amount of time this film has been released it has already won the Truly Moving Picture Award.

The audience scored it as 91 percent on Rotten Tomatoes and the critics gave it an 84 percent. It got an average rating of 7.1/10.

The Kukowski family saw this film on Senior Grace Kukowski’s birthday, and she loved the film.

“ I loved the movie, it was very moving and I think everybody in my family cried,” Kukowski said.

This film shows an important lesson for all ages that you can’t judge someone by their appearances because they are just like everybody else on the inside.

This book offers multiple positive lessons about the dangers of responding to peer pressure and the importance of simple human kindness.

Melissa Wallace saw the movie and, she loved the lessons within the film.

“ I am glad for whoever saw this movie because it could teach anybody a valuable lesson,” Wallace said.  

All ages can learn a valuable lesson from this movie and even from the novel, because it shows the importance of treating everybody kindly and respectfully.

Personally, I loved the movie. It was a valuable lesson that made me cry throughout the whole 113 minutes.

I walked out of the theater having learned and respecting more about what people with differences have to live through and what they experience.

Throughout the movie you could hear other people cry and quietly mumble under their breath about parts they didn’t like.

When I say that, I don’t mean parts the genuinely didn’t like, I mean parts where there was bullying or any other harsh scenes that could be sensitive to viewers.

There were a lot of harsh words said to each other and some bullying actions did occur throughout the film, but it made it more realistic.

It also gave the viewer a sense of what others go through and how easy it is to notice when people are staring at you or when they are talking about you behind your back.

Not everybody realizes what they are doing, especially when they are around Auggie’s age.

This film is a great lesson, especially for younger kids, about what they say to people and the facial and body expressions when they may be talking to someone with differences.

It may be hard to notice that you are making a rude reaction, but this movie did a great job expressing what it is like to be on the other side of that, actually being the person getting made fun of.

“ Just be careful how you react in front of people with other differences, it could ruin someone’s day and think about if you were in their shoes,” Kukowski said.

So if you have time in your day, you should see this movie because you could walk away with a whole new outlook on how you treat people.