• The New Romantic (2018)

The New Romantic

Release Date: November 9th, 2018

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 22 min

Plot Summary

Blake Conway, an aspiring journalist, hopeless romantic and college senior, is terrified of graduating. In order to escape her looming post-graduation fate, which includes student debt and zero romantic prospects, she becomes a sugar baby. As she documents the adventure in the hope of winning a journalism award with a generous cash prize, she sets out on a quest to figure out if society is right to judge these women and if her own self-worth comes with a price.

Cast: Jessica Barden, Hayley Law, Brett Dier, Timm Sharp, Avan Jogia, Camila Mendes, Vinnie Bennett, Annie Clark

Director: Carly Stone

Genres: Romantic comedy

Production Co: Independent Edge Films, JoBro Productions & Film Finance, The Orchard

Keywords: Friend, Offbeat, Hilarious, 2010s, Emotional, Amusing, Growing up, Love, Transformation, House

Ratings & Reviews

  • 60
    Film Threat

    Rich with talent, this flick is missing that fundamental thing that sets one rom-com apart from the rest; a lasting feeling that what you’re watching matters, or means something. show more

  • 50
    Justin LoweThe Hollywood Reporter

    The New Romantic comes off as too forced and calculated. show more

  • 75
    The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    As sincere and entertaining as it is, The New Romantic makes the classic university mistake of trying to ace the exam by cramming the night before. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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