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Love, Simon – A Teen RomCom for Our Times!

Love, Simon – Simon ( Nick Robinson) – Photo by Ben Rothstein/Courtesy of 20th Century Fox.

The usual teen romantic comedy has a very simple formula: boy meets girls; they fall in love; boy loses girl; boy gets girl.

With Love, Simon you do not just get the formula beginning with boy meets boy. It’s not quite that simple, and it’s certainly more rewarding.

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Everything Everything Is Barely Anything!

EVERYTHING, EVERYTHING – AMANDLA STENBERG as Maddy  – Photo courtesy of Warner Bros. Picture

Maddy Whittier lives in a house that, like the Mars biosphere training facility, is completely sealed off from the rest of the world – because Maddy has Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID), making her essentially allergic to almost everything.

When Olly Bright’s family moves in next door, he notices her looking out her window and is intrigued.

Based on the novel by Nicola Yoon, Everything Everything is a story of first love/coming of age/indomitable spirit.

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