Shailene Woodley shines in film that pulls at heartstrings

June 5, 2014 1:22 AM

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Shailene Woodley shines in film that pulls at heartstrings

What healthy teenager hasn't dreamed of suffering from a terminal disease? You get to look pale and interesting, you're pampered by everybody – and best of all, you have total justification for your belief that the world just doesn't understand.

Josh Boone's The Fault in Our Stars, based on a bestseller by John Green, takes this fantasy all the way. Shailene Woodley stars as Hazel Grace Lancaster, a hard-boiled 16-year-old who is slowly dying of thyroid cancer (she has oxygen tubes in her nose for the entire film, which must qualify as cine...

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