Here is a strong, far-reaching tale of black female empowerment and dignity, a reminder that love is bigger than hate.
In the end, nothing can overcome the feeling of a dystopian déjà vu. If only a little imagination had been thrown in to stir things up.
Filmmakers attempting to break into the teen drama / romance genre seem destined to fail, mostly because of the candid authenticity of movies that came before like “The Fault in Our Stars” and “The Spectacular Now.” Whereas these films get almost everything right where coming-of-age adolescent angst is concerned, the plot for “Everything, Everything” feels like it’s filled with a watered-down insincerity.
LOUISA: MATT: LOUISA SAYS: It’s always exciting to see a film where you instantly know the director and cast are “ones to watch,”