Whereas Hollywood’s curiosity in romantic comedies seems to be fading, Netflix has been choosing up a few of the slack. Just some months in the past, it released the tremendously fun Set It Up. And now we’ve received To All The Boys I’ve Liked Earlier than, a highschool romance based mostly on the younger grownup novel by Jenny Han.
To All The Boys tells the story of Lara Jean Covey (performed by Lana Condor), an adolescent who’s written love letters to all of her crushes, however by no means despatched them — till the start of the film, after they mysteriously find yourself within the arms of the titular boys.
Naturally, this results in intense mortification and embarrassment, significantly when Lara Jean is so determined to cover her emotions on her sister’s ex Josh (Israel Broussard) that she agrees to faux thus far her former (?) crush Peter (Noah Centineo).
On the most recent episode of the Original Content podcast, we’re joined by our colleague Taylor Nakagawa to overview the movie. Taylor wasn’t solely gained over — in any case, you’ll be able to in all probability guess most of what occurs subsequent based mostly on the naked bones plot description above. However your common hosts Anthony and Jordan loved it anyway, significantly the film’s tremendously charming leads.
We additionally talk about Loopy Wealthy Asians, one of many uncommon Hollywood rom coms to make it onto the large display screen, and the way the filmmakers turned down an offer from Netflix. And we cowl the week’s streaming information, together with Netflix’s exclusive deal with Black-ish creator Kenya Barris and the experiences that Amazon is in talks to buy a theater chain.
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