Rosie and Alex have been best friends since they were 5, so they couldn't possibly be right for one another...or could they? When it comes to love, life and making the right choices, these two are their own worst enemies.
Life changes in an instant for young Mia Hall after a car accident puts her in a coma. During an out-of-body experience, she must decide whether to wake up and live a life far different than she had imagined. The choice is hers if she can go on.
I was excited to watch this movie, Netflix has been making decent rom-coms lately and this plot had a teenage-catcher plot that no one can't deny. The movie starts good, the characters are great, but I want to focus on Sierra:
They didn't give her qualities for you to make you feel connected to that character. I'm not talking about popularity, I'm talking about quirks, things they like to do that make her look interesting. Yeah, she is a cute nerd, she is a kind girl (most part of the movie) but apart from that, what's her catch? What makes her special? Does she like to spend her weekend reading? Give me something. They didn't even give her insecurities importance, only mentioned once.
They mention -emphasis on the mention- she likes to sing but during the movie she only does once. She sings a beautiful song, at the last 10 minutes of the movie... Thank you. It still wasn't enough to make you feel connected with her after what she did to her friend in the movie. (I'm trying not to spoil here) and, after what she did, the conflict was solved in like, 30 seconds. Wtf.
Her character is boring. Her relationship with Jamey is boring and not believable at all. Wow, they connected sending each other's pictures of animals. How romantic -sarcasm alert- and to wrap it all, she end up being a jerk, and for me, only jerks are losers. So yes, Sierra is indeed a loser.
Now, let's get to the other characters.
I liked Jamey's character and Dan's, they are well portrayed. Thumbs up.
But last but not least, Veronica. She steals the sentimental catch. She ends up being the character with more sentimental appeal. When she takes her bad-girl-mask she is actually a better person than Sierra.
In the middle of the movie I thought Veronica was going to end up with Jamey instead because there was more chemistry between them than with Sierra. Veronica was too kind to Sierra, really.
Overall, I wouldn't watch the movie again, a good idea with an average/bad team behind it. A recommendation to Netflix, a good script changes with a decent director is everything, every word counts.
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