His desire to find her after she goes missing drives the events of the story. Margo Roth Spiegelman A self-described "pretty girl" who runs away from home only to be pursued by her childhood friend. Spiegelman is assertive but is from a dysfunctional family, and is one of the most popular girls at her local high school. She has a love for American literature, music, and travel.
Her pet dog, Myrna Mountweazel, is a reference to Lillian Virginia Mountweazel,  a woman who never existed, but was listed in the edition of the New Columbia Encyclopedia. Ben Starling One of Quentin and Radar's best friends. Travels with them and his girlfriend, Lacey. He is in the school band. He broke the record for a keg stand. Marcus "Radar" Lincoln He is one of Quentin's best friends. Lacey Pemberton Lacey is the best and closest friend of Margo. They were friends since kindergarten.
However, Margo and Lacey have a strange friendship; Margo feels Lacey has always been judgmental of her throughout their relationship.
Each individual part is named for a specific metaphor used considerably in that section. Her dad storms downstairs to discover the two of them in her room. Margo hands Quentin the camera before Jase runs out, and instructs Quentin to take a picture of Jase running naked across the lawn. Jase sees him but continues running. Quentin is scared, as Jase is on the football team and can beat him up, so Margo points out Jase's microscopic penis and says Jase won't beat him up if he threatens to release the photo.
They both then run into Becca's room, while Becca is elsewhere, quarreling with her dad. Margo throws a fish in her closet and sprays an M on the wall. The next house they head to is Lacey's Halston Sage , Margo's best friend. Margo is upset because Lacey knew Jase and Becca were cheating but said nothing. Margo saran-wraps her car, and sprays an M on it.
The next house they head to is a guy who told all the girls in 6th grade not to dance with Quentin; this one is for him. She tells him to spray Nair on one of his eyebrows while she locks the door and puts Petroleum Jelly on the handle.
As Quentin wipes off the nair and his eyebrow, the guy wakes up. They run out of his house, pulling the door behind them and he is unable to open it as the Jelly on the door makes it hard to unlock. The next place they head to is a business building. Quentin is hesitant to enter as he doesn't want to be caught trespassing because he has his whole life ahead of him; Duke University, med school, kids at age 30 and he looks forward to being happy.
She is confused that he will wait until he's 30 until he's happy. She also lets him know that the guards name is Gus. They walk in, and Gus lets them in saying, "Mi casa is su casa".
He and Margo appear to know each other well the night guard appears to be very young. They go to a conference room over-looking the city.
She point at all the buildings and calls it a paper town with paper people, complaining that no one seems to care about the right things. Quentin is quite smitten with her, and they dance to some music before heading back home. After parking the car, Quentin asks Margo if tomorrow things will change between then.
She appears to think they will, but the next day she is absent from school. A few days later, a police officer, Margo's parents and his parents all greet him in the dining room asking when was the last time he saw Margo. He tells them Wednesday night, but leaves out specifics, just saying that she climbed through his window to say hi.
Margo's parents decline to file a missing persons report because she has run away five times before, and is now 18, free to do whatever she wants.
Quentin also comments that every time she leaves, she leaves clues for her loved ones to come find her mainly her sister. Quentin is deeply in love with Margo, and longs to solve the mystery. One day, he notices her shades are down, showing a band on the blinds, which is weird, as all these years her blinds have never been down.
Her room is filled with records. Though personally I still prefer The Fault In Our Stars more than this one,I believe that both of them are very well made and very interesting to watch. The soundtrack is also very good and it keeps up the emotion,the feels and overall it truly fits with the movie itself. I was laughing all the way through,I was emotional at some of the tones that the movie was going for,which really did work,like friendship and high school and just teenagers stuff overall. I was intrigued by the movie and the mystery in it.
I loved the performances so much and the actors in it and honestly I can't think of any flaws or problems that I had with this movie. It is a fun,simple and interesting movie and I truly enjoyed it. Paper towns is one of those typical high school movies and road trip movies combined together into a delightful treat.
Filled with, funny humor, great acting and friendship, heart warming moments, and a little lesson or two to take away from. OnlyA wonderful teen drama, coming of age story. Only a little problem is that Cara Delevingne hardly has any screen time in this movie, but they were memorable. A great film to watch with friends and family! In a crude sense of reality that's completely true, but we are humans: we always seek for something different.
The changes, as fans of the book will see when the film hits theaters, are not necessarily for the worse. There are many, many differences, though—both subtle and significant—so below are just a handful.
Margo gets bit by a snake, leading Quentin to try to suck out the poison. In the movie: No IMing that we see, which makes sense, considering the Fault and Paper Towns screenwriters took out most of the video game playing in Fault.
Both would have shown the beloved characters simply staring at screens.
We cut to them as teenagers. Publishers Weekly said, "the title, which refers to unbuilt subdivisions and copyright trap towns that appear on maps but don't exist, unintentionally underscores the novel's weakness: both milquetoast Q and self-absorbed Margo are types, not fully dimensional characters". To give you a taster, my favourite quote is this
Ultimately, Quentin accepts it was unfair for him to expect Margo to live up to his perfect image of her; and he begins to logically overcome his sexual attraction towards her. At night, Quentin nearly hits a cow, but Ben spins the wheel and averts is, so they skid and decide to stop for the night. Subscribe User Reviews. Quentin struggles to analyze all of Margo's clues and leftover materials in the mini-mall. His friends are just walking talking stereotypes as one is plain dumb, and the other is of a different race, but in case his skin color doesn't make that obvious, he falls under typical stereotypes that we see, and they're not funny at all.
But then people with these old Esso maps kept looking for it, and so someone built a store, making Agloe real. It's sad, but it feels right given the rest of the story.
Ben desperately has to pee, using a beer can to do so, but spills it on himself and Radar, which is why they need new shirts. The soundtrack is also very good and it keeps up the emotion,the feels and overall it truly fits with the movie itself. She point at all the buildings and calls it a paper town with paper people, complaining that no one seems to care about the right things. Margo had left those clues to assure Quentin that she is okay, and she did not want to be found.
They find one Agloe, New York. Everything about it is fine the acting is fine the writing is fine.
Quentin never goes looking for her in abandoned neighborhoods. This film adaptation from the book of the same name revolves around the charming yet mysterious Margo portrayed by Cara Delevinge which told from the narrative of the typical invisible high school boy, Quentin Natt Wolff. This was a very clever move that I haven't seen in a YA novel before. Both would have shown the beloved characters simply staring at screens.
There is a period where the clues all slow down a bit, and the humour is lost.
Margo throws a fish in her closet and sprays an M on the wall. What does this symbolize to you? Based on the novel written by John Green who also wrote 'TheTeen romance is done rarely well, most of the time, they feel cliched, uninteresting, and at times, really pretentious.
Margo Roth Spiegelman A self-described "pretty girl" who runs away from home only to be pursued by her childhood friend. The next day, all three guys head to a shady part of town, going to the address, to find an abandoned building. I could go on and on about this book, but I'll stop there. Years later, our two main characters are in high school and have drifted apart. They hardly speak until Margo climbs into Q's bedroom and invites him to join her on a mission of revenge.
I really liked the character of Radar, Q's other best friend who is more intellectual and into posting on a site meant to be a parody of Wikipedia. The boys seem excited and decide to attend a popular party, now that they have dirt on Jase. Quentin struggles to analyze all of Margo's clues and leftover materials in the mini-mall. The next house they head to is a guy who told all the girls in 6th grade not to dance with Quentin; this one is for him.