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Set It Up (film review) *contains spoilers*


Film: Set It Up
Year: 2018
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Rom-Com
Directed By: Claire Scanlon
Starring: Zoey Deutch, Glen Powell, Lucy Liu
About: Two corporate executive assistants hatch a plan to match-make their two bosses.
Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X-eRc9PF3TU

My Review:
Feeling like something that would be very easy watching and more of a romance movie I was happy when Set It Up appeared on my Netflix and thought that this would be perfect. This really happily surprised me and I am so happy this is the movie I chose.

I thought by having the two assistants both overworked and realising something had to be done in order to try and give them some time to have some social life was something that really helped to show how the two people needed a break and so teamed up together for their bosses. By keeping this only between them and setting up situations to bring the bosses together such as; getting stuck in an elevator together and kiss cam at a baseball game it was sweet to see how the two assistants worked together. Also having the male in a bad relationship and the woman unable to find love due to always working it set up for them noticing each other and falling for each other really nicely and didn't seem like the movie was forcing their romance. This was also really well done for the comedy in which was in this movie, it wasn't forced which did make me really like this movie and kept me wanting to see what happens next with all four of the characters (the two bosses and the two assistants). Another thing I did like was the ending of the movie when the assistants decide to tell the woman boss how their made the situations happen and how the male boss knew nothing about her and she deserved a lot better than him as it helped to show that sometimes people need someone else to show them the truth before they are able to see it themselves. By the female boss at the very end also bringing the assistants together realising that they are good for each other was really sweet and did make me smile.

I can't think of any bad points in this movie and think that this is a great rom-com which people should definitely watch if they are after a really sweet and warming movie. I am so glad that I seen this and will definitely be watching this again.

My Rating: 5/5 

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