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Day: June 13, 2020

Review: The Half of It (2020)
Movie Review

Review: The Half of It (2020)

Alice Wu's directorial effort is an astonishing coming-of-age drama about self-acceptance and, unsurprisingly, teenagers' view of platonic love. At its very core, The Half of It might immediately remind us of Cyrano de Bergerac's story or its multi-generational iterations. There's an otherworldly beautiful lady; there's a charming halfwit; there's an eloquent middle-person known for the panache and is insecure of own physical appearance. It's easy to label it a modern-day iteration for worse or, maybe, good if "modern" also means more "woke." (more…)

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