The New Romantic is a Different Take on an Old Story
Carly Stone’s The New Romantic isn’t a love story and it isn’t a screed. Instead, a college newspaper columnist (Jessica Barden) skips out on dating for a different kind of experience.* Hayley Law is great** in the best friend role and Brett Dier is an amusing fellow journalist.
The verdict: Good
Cost: Netflix monthly fee ($8.99)
Where watched: at home, having failed to make it all the way to the theater for the movie I was planning on watching. (There was traffic)
Consider also watching:
- Pretty Women
- The To Do List
- The Diary of a Teenage Girl
*One that is filmed so it’s not as titillating as it might have been.
**Will we get to see her in a starring role?