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Admittedly, I’m not familiar with Nicola Yoon‘s well-received YA novel “Everything, Everything.” Though if Stella Meghie‘s earnest, if underwhelming, sophomore feature is a proper indication, it doesn’t live up to the source material. As proven by multiple underwhelming book-to-film translations of late, whether they might be “American Pastoral” or last month’s sorely disappointing “The Circle,” there’s a fine art to proper book-to-film translations, yet even the most assured, dedicated filmmakers can miss the mark. Continue reading ‘Everything, Everything’ Leaves You Desiring A Little Bit More [Review] at The Playlist.
How can you find love, if you can never go outside? That’s the conundrum at the center of Nicola Yoon’s novel “Everything, Everything” which is headed to the big screen and seems aimed to make tweenage hearts swoon. Starring Amandla Stenberg, Anika Noni Rose, Ana de la Reguera, and Nick Robinson, the movie is essentially an updated bubble boy type tale, regarding a young woman who due to her medical condition can’t leave her home, but nonetheless strikes up a romance with the boy next door. Continue reading Reach For Love In The First Trailer For ‘Everything, Everything’ at The Playlist.