11 September 2010 | gooch-11
I loved it
I remember when "The Waltons" first appeared on TV; it gave me a warm everything will be alright with the world feeling; people are decent, hardworking, and they come to the aid of their neighbor in times of trouble. It took place during the depression as does Bookys Crush. I can't say why but I love movies about that era. I was born shortly after it ended, but my parents lived through it and somehow always felt it would come back. One of the best reasons I loved this movie was that Megan Follows is a lead character. I have been madly in love with her since I saw "Anne of Green Gables" and "Anne of Avonlea"; Wow she was great. This film is about adolescent love and a family of four just barely making it. It made me relaxed and warm all over and I'm not surprised that the rating is only 50% by others. I'm just a sucker for these movies. I'm a 67 year old man and this movie is for the 12 to 15 year old range. I've got to get a copy for my daughters and see what they think of it.