Movie Review: Always Be My Maybe 👩🏻‍🍳🎾

Always Be My Maybe will make you laugh and cry all at once.

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Randall Park (left) stars as Marcus Kim and Ali Wong (right) stars as Sasha Tran in Always Be My Maybe. CREDIT: Netflix

This post for Always Be My Maybe is spoiler-free.

Always Be My Maybe (2019, directed by Nahnatchka Khan) is an Asian-American love story featuring Sasha Tran (Ali Wong) and Marcus Kim (Randall Park). Set in San Francisco (one of the cities in the United States with a significant Asian population), the movie takes us through the childhood and adulthood of the two main characters.

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Movie Review: Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile 🔦

This biographical adaptation of real-life murderer Ted Bundy tells too much and shows too little.

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Zac Efron stars as Ted Bundy in Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile. CREDIT: Netflix

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It’s clever that Netflix opted to distribute Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile (2019, directed by Joe Berlinger) on their streaming service because it certainly pairs well with their docuseries Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes. But sidenote here: Berlinger was also the creator of the Netflix Ted Bundy docuseries, so I guess he already had a way in to have his movie be distributed by the streaming giant.

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Movie Review: Teen Spirit 🎤🎶

Elle Fanning shines as a pop sensation in Teen Spirit.

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Elle Fanning stars as Violet in Teen Spirit. CREDIT: LD Entertainment

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Teen Spirit (2019, written and directed by Max Minghella) felt like Elle Fanning’s debut as a full-blown pop star. The film follows 17-year-old Violet (Fanning) who competes in a British singing competition called Teen Spirit (also the title of the film).

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Movie Review: The Last Summer ☀️⛱️

It’s literally a movie about the last summer for a bunch of high school graduates.

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Maia Mitchell (left) and KJ Apa (right) respectively star as Phoebe and Griffin in The Last Summer. CREDIT: Netflix

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The Last Summer (2019, directed by William Bindley) is like Valentine’s Day or New Year’s Eve, but instead, it is set during summer holidays before a bunch of high school graduates enter college.

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Movie Review: Avengers: Endgame 💙💛❤️💜💚🧡

Avengers: Endgame is without a doubt one of the greatest superhero movies that Marvel has ever made.

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From left to right: Jeremy Renner, Don Cheadle, Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Karen Gillan, Bradley Cooper, Paul Rudd and Scarlett Johansson star in Avengers: Endgame. CREDIT: Marvel Studios

This post for Avengers: Endgame contains spoilers.

Avengers: Endgame (2019, directed by Anthony Russo and Joe Russo) picks up from where last year’s Avengers: Infinity War left off. With a runtime of slightly over 3 hours, every scene in Endgame never ceases to amaze me.

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Movie Review: Someone Great 👱🏻‍♀️👩🏻👩🏾‍🦱💔

Someone Great felt like a blend of the sitcom Broad City and the rom-com How To Be Single.

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From left to right: DeWanda Wise, Gina Rodriguez, and Brittany Snow respectively star as Erin, Jenny and Blair in Someone Great. CREDIT: Netflix

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Someone Great (2019, written and directed by Jennifer Kaytin Robinson) is literally a feminist movie about a breakup—and getting over said breakup. Set in New York City, the movie follows Jenny (Gina Rodriguez) and her two besties Erin (DeWanda Wise) and Blair (Brittany Snow), who try to get through an emotional day after Jenny and her boyfriend—Nate (Lakeith Stanfield)—of nine years decided to break up because Jenny is moving to San Francisco for a new job.

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Movie Review: The Perfect Date 📱👫

The Perfect Date is a cheesy teenage rom-com movie at its finest, with moments that are bound to make you laugh-out-loud.

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Laura Marano (left) and Noah Centineo (right) respectively star as Celia Lieberman and Brooks Rattigan in The Perfect Date. CREDIT: Netflix

This post for The Perfect Date contains spoilers, but TBH spoilers don’t really mean anything for rom-coms.

The Perfect Date (2019, directed by Chris Nelson), originally called The Stand-In, is based on the novel of the same name (referring to latter title) by Steve Bloom. It is the third teenage rom-com movie from Netflix that features matinée idol Noah Centineo. It follows the character Brooks Rattigan (Centineo) who is trying to save up money to go to Yale University; with the help of his coding genius best friend Murph (Odiseas Georgiadis), Brooks starts to get hired by women of all ages through the app (The Stand-In) to be a stand-in date for them—and no, he’s not prostituting himself.

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