Skip to main content

To All The Boys I've Loved Before (film review)



Film: To All The Boys I've Loved Before
Year: 2018
Genre: Drama, Romance
Directed By: Susan Johnson
Starring: Lana Condor, Noah Centineo, Janel Parrish
About: A teenage girl's secret love letters are exposed and wreak havoc on her love life.
Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mTLc_RzqaJc

My Review:
Having not read the book for this but having seen a lot of people talk about it I decided to give it a watch and was really glad I did.

This film is about a girl who writes love letters to the five boys in which she has ever loved and when they get out she makes an agreement with one of the boys to fake being in a relationship so that her best friend doesn't look too much into his letter. However, when she starts to develop feelings for the fake boyfriend will she have her happily ever after.

I thought that this film was brilliant and that with the main character having been a bookworm and someone that was shy that she was rather relateable to me and how she views love and why she doesn't tell them how she feels. This film had great acting though out and although it was highly predictable I was glad it was as it still made me smile and super happy all the way though the movie. I believe that this film is one that deserves the hype in which it has currently got and is a movie in which I hope becomes one that gets remembered. With some of the situations in which the fake couple get into I thought it was good to show a more real side to the relationship and how love can happen in the most bizarre ways but is worth a chance. The ending of this movie where another of the boys from her letters end at her door makes me really hope that there is a second movie involving him as I would love to see how it continues on.

As a result of this film I am definitely going to be giving the book a read. I would highly recommend this movie for those looking for a romance film and for teenagers as this is one that needs to be seen. I will definitely be giving this film another watch and I am really glad that Netflix made this movie.

My Rating: 5/5 

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  • If you have seen this film what was your opinion of it? 
  • Do you have a film we should review? If so comment it below 
To keep up to date with us please Subscribe and check out the following:
Tumblr: www.movieandbooksgirl.tumblr.com

For business inquiries please e-mail: ashleighabsurd@gmail.com

Comments

  1. I thought it was such a lovely film!
    Cora | http://www.teapartyprincess.co.uk/

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. I am glad that you enjoyed the movie and thank you so much for taking the time to check my review.

      Delete

Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

My Teacher, My Obsession (film review) *contains spoilers*

Film: My Teacher, My Obsession
Year: 2018
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Directed By: Damian Romay
Starring: Lucy Loken, Laura Bilgeri, Rusty Joiner
About: Riley struggles to meet friends after transferring to a new high school where her father is an English teacher. When she meets Kyla, a fellow loner, they become close friends until Riley learns that Kyla is obsessed with her father.
Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k4F3Sn-Xzzo

My Review:
Wanting a style of film I don't usually watch but do enjoy I decided to watch the stalker movie that is My Teacher, My Obsession which is based on an English teacher who starts at a new school. However, when one of the students gets obsessed with him she will do anything to be with him including secluding him from everyone else.

I liked the foreshadowing at the beginning of the movie which matched up to the ending very well and shows how throughout the movie that this was coming up. I also liked how the film showed how the student was getting close to…

She's The Man (film review) *contains spoilers*

Film: She's The Man
Year: 2006
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Directed By: Andy Fickman
Starring: Amanda Bynes, Laura Ramsey, Channing Tatum
About: When her brother decides to ditch for a couple weeks, Viola heads over to his elite boarding school, disguised as him, and proceeds to fall for his school's star soccer player, and soon learns she's not the only one with romantic troubles
Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jf67WlthWXk

My Review:
Having spent a lot of my teenage years watching She's The Man I thought I would give it a watch as I hadn't seen it in a while and loved this film all over again. I love how this film although being about football and being something I am not interested in brings it to an enjoyable place for me as well as having the comedy and romance side to keep me fully entertained.

Having the film show how the girls team was cut from Viola's school and showing how she just wanted to play and would have played on the boy's team showed h…

The Girl With All The Gifts (film review) *contains spoilers*

Film: The Girl With All The Gifts
Year: 2016
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-fi
Directed By: Colm McCarthy
Starring: Sennia Nanua, Fisayo Akinade, Dominique Tipper
About: A scientist and a teacher living in a dystopian future embark on a journey of survival with a special young girl named Melanie.
Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HjGkB_oWTe0

My Review:
Having been interested in this movie for a while and it really catching my eye lately especially with it being on Netflix I couldn't resist but to give this a watch. This is something in which I had better expectations for than it gave me and seemed a rather forgettable movie even though it wasn't a bad watch.

I liked that The Girl With All The Gifts started with showing how the children were taught and kept in separate rooms however made the audience wonder why they were kept that way when they seemed like normal children. Later discovering that they were zombies and that there was a zombie break all over the world through the cause…