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To All The Boys I've Loved Before A New Take On 80s Gold

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Submitted by Joel on Mon, 08/27/2018 - 03:31

So, I love me some cheesy 80s romance movies. Say Anything is one of my all time favorites. I like the John Hughes films, although they aren't in my top. But one that always has a fond place in my heart is Can't Buy Me Love. SO GOOD! And this might just be a better version of it.

To All The Boys I've Loved Before is a coming of age movie showing the difficulty of being awkward in high school. A young girl is just getting into her junior year, and she's missing her older sister who went off to college in Scotland. Her mom died years ago, and now it's her dad and her younger sister trying to make their way through life. He's a good dad, though, and she's doing ok. Until... her younger sister sends off some love letters written years ago (more as a diary than anything). The guys know how she felt about them, but think it's all about today! And one of them is her sister's EX BOYFRIEND!

I'm not usually into teen drama, but the main character is compelling and I just loved it! Sure, it's cheesy and silly, but it's also cute and lovable. Yeah, her dad's a doctor and it's not exactly a tale of woe, but everyone has their problems, and I like movies about cool people resolving their issues with life. It's a great flick for everyone that loves a modern retelling of a classic love story of an awkward girl just trying to be herself in this crazy messed up world.