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Movie Review - Tim Timmerman, Hope of America

About the movie: It’s 1994. Mount Vista High’s student body president Tim Timmerman has aspirations of attending Yale and becoming a famous politician. Tim realizes the quickest pathway to Washington is befriending Sydney and rubbing shoulders with her father, Senator Anderson. Nothing can stop Tim from reaching the top…except himself.

My review: This sounded like a really fun movie to me. I went to high school a little bit after this movie was set and I just wanted to watch it.

I will admit that at the first, I really wasn't sure I liked the movie. It reminded me a little bit of Ferris Beuller's Day Off. And I really didn't like Tim or any of his friends at first. I had a bit of an issue with a few of the words that his friends used. Like I mentioned before, I went to school around this same time and some of the language the kids in high school used reminded me of American Graffiti, set way before this movie was set in 1994. And Tim, especially at the beginning of the movie is one selfish jerk!

That being said, the movie and Tim grew on me as the movie progressed. It's kind of your typical guy is a jerk, meets amazing girl, uses said girl and changes his life movie. I really liked the way that Tim changed himself and even owned up to his past mistakes...eventually. First he puts himself through a lot of stuff that he doesn't really need to put himself through. But hey, we all make mistakes!

I really liked Sydney. I liked the way she didn't let her problems define her. I liked the way she was her own person, even though she had a famous dad. 

Overall, I'd say I liked this movie. Is it on my all time favorites list? No, not really. But it is cute for what it is. 

I was able to watch this movie for free in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own.

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