‘Newness’ Review: Nicholas Hoult And Laia Costa Can’t Save Drake Doremus’ Dating App Drama — Sundance 2017

‘Newness’ Review: Nicholas Hoult And Laia Costa Can’t Save Drake Doremus’ Dating App Drama — Sundance 2017

Basically «Tinder: The Movie,» the film that is latest through the manager of «Like Crazy» is just a ponderous design about love within the time of clickbait.

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Have actually you dudes heard of millennials? Well, Drake Doremus has — he’s one of these! — and he’s got some thoughts about all that random sex they’re having. Doremus, whom won Sundance with 2011’s simple that is sensitively Crazy,” has never met a flimsy intimate premise he couldn’t populate with stunning individuals and banal findings. It absolutely was merely a matter of the time before this respected indie auteur switched their eye toward the hedonistic thunderdome of dating apps.

Set in modern l . a ., “Newness” informs the storyline of two horny (but additionally unfortunate) twentysomethings whom mysteriously regain their emotions and autumn in love, causing tensions between by themselves and their culture. It is not become confused with Doremus’ final film, the sci-fi slog “Equals,” which had been emerge an emotionless utopia where two horny (but additionally unfortunate) twentysomethings mysteriously regain their feelings and autumn in love, causing tensions among them and their culture. (this time around, one of these is not played by Kristen Stewart.)

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