Megan Garcia, Arizona State University
The swoon-worthy trope, in which two characters pretend to date, is seen in a lot of the platform’s romance films.
Julie Morse, Pomona College
It seems whenever a novel becomes popular, it gets adapted for the screen. Is this really necessary?
Illusion Ventura, Whittier College
While the book series has been popular since its release in 2005, readers are worried that a movie will leave them disappointed.
Mai Khou Vang, Michigan State University
Is the third time always a charm? In the last installment of Netflix’s beloved teen romance trilogy, we finally get to see how it all ends for Peter and Lara Jean.
Kieran Benson, Luther College
In the final installment of the romantic-comedy movie series, Lara Jean Covey’s optimistic spirit is refreshing for those who are unlucky in love.
Caleb Mullenneaux, St. Olaf College
With the pandemic still raging and movie theaters struggling to reopen, streaming services are becoming the main place for watching movies.
Rose Younglove, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
How does this idea manifest itself in TV and film?
Kayla Johnson, Bradley University
Lara Jean has a complicated love life for someone who’s never been in a relationship.
There is no better way to celebrate the feeling of love than binge-watching some movies to melt your heart.
Stina Chang, University of Southern California
Just admit it. Cheesy romances hit the spot.
Anna Sutherland, American University
Movie producers have a tendency to choose beautiful actresses over talented ones, but this is just as problematic when casting male actors.
Katie Farrell, Queens University of Charlotte
What a time to be a Netflix subscriber.
Alexandra Fabugais-Inaba, Rutgers University
Netflix’s newest boy toy is a deadly mix of smoldering jaw line, self-deprecating humility and emotional maturity.
Gabbi Calabrese, Arkansas Tech University
Not trying to shame anyone who enjoyed ‘The Kissing Booth,’ but I would like to help you refine your rom-com palate.
Carly Ristaino, Union College
What a time to be alive.
Vanessa Chen, Franklin and Marshall College
Here’s to hoping someone invents a time machine asap.
Karena Landler, Georgetown University
Who says you have to grow up too fast?
If you’re unusually excited about this month’s original content, you’re in good company.
Casey LaValley, Ferris State University
Your favorite novel might be the next game of the year.
Myah Clinton, University of Alabama at Birmingham
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