Photo: Katie Yu/Netflix This Friday, Netflix wrapped up its sparkly rom-com trilogy of Lara Jean Covey’s time in high school with To All the Boys: Always and Forever . After falling into a relationship with her crush Peter Kavinsky thanks to an old love letter in the first movie , wrestling with her attraction to another crush in the second , Lara Jean’s got a new paramour in her life, only this time around it’s [cue Sex and the City music] the city of New York! Peter gets into Stanford and Lara Jean doesn’t, but then she finds herself longing for a new life across the country at NYU. Meanwhile, there’s also a dreamy trip to Seoul, stressed-out parental dynamics, a wedding, scrunchies, and her younger sister’s discovery of boys. Vulture’s Devon Ivie and Jackson McHenry got together to discuss this melancholic end of an era. Warning: Spoilers ahead. Jackson McHenry: What a journey we’ve been on with Lara Jean. She fell in love in one movie, was caught in a … [Read more...] about And Now, Some Discourse About the Ending of the
Sixteen Candles Photo: Universal Pictures It’s easy to get swept up in a cute teen romance. They’re fun, there’s the nostalgia factor (we were all teens once!), and they’re full of so much hope — the feeling that this is just the beginning . But here’s the thing: Because we’re all so busy getting swept away and having fun and remembering what hope feels like, we don’t always have the most discerning eye when it comes to who our hero has chosen to fall in love with. Sometimes, when you take a closer look at what’s going on and who we’ve been spending cinematic time with, you realize that this person is no good at all and our hero can do much, much better. Don’t get me wrong, some of your favorite teen rom-com love interests are just fine — wonderful, even! — but we owe it to ourselves and our rom-com heroes to examine this idea further. And so Vulture has taken it upon itself to put a sampling of love interests from teen comedies (spanning from the ’80s to today) to the test … [Read more...] about Is This Teen Rom-Com Love Interest Really Worth Dating?
February 23, 2021 - 09:53 GMT Gareth Herincx We test drive the new plug-in hybrid version of Jeep's baby SUV. Read HELLO!'s review of the Jeep Renegade 4x4 The Jeep Renegade has always been well worth considering if you're in the market for a compact 4x4 that's as much at home in the city or the countryside. It's now an even more tempting proposition because an electrified version (known as the 4xe) has been launched. Jeep's first plug-in hybrid vehicle, it combines a 11.4kWh battery and small electric motor with a 1.3-litre petrol turbo engine, meaning this charismatic crossover can travel for 26 miles on electricity alone. If you charge it regularly, there’s the possibility of some very low running costs (Jeep claims it can return up to 134mpg), while CO2 emissions start at less than 50g/km. The battery can be topped up in under two hours using a home wallbox or under five from a standard three-pin plug. READ: 10 … [Read more...] about Jeep Renegade 4xe review 2021: The popular SUV goes green
August 10, 2020 - 15:07 BST Hannah Hargrave Former First Lady Michelle Obama spoke candidly on her podcast about the impact lockdown has had on her family, including her two daughters, Malia and Sasha Michelle Obama has given a sneak peek into life at home during the COVID-19 quarantine, revealing some surprising details about her family’s routines. The mum-of-two was speaking on the latest episode of her podcast and got candid about how her family, including her husband Barack and their two daughters, Malia , 22, and Sasha , 19, have been spending their time. “Schedule has been key, and having a regular dinner time,” Michelle, 56, explained. “And I’m finding that in quarantine, we look forward to that." MORE: Who is Malia Obama's British boyfriend? Loading the player... WATCH: Michelle Obama pays glowing tribute to 'My Girl' Beyonce Because for the most part, they all spend their days in their … [Read more...] about Michelle Obama reveals impact lockdown has had on daughters
Photo: Netflix Cary Fukunaga, Emma Stone, and Jonah Hill have been working on a Netflix series that looks trippier than your freshman year of college. Per Netflix, “ Maniac is the story of two strangers who find themselves caught up in a mind-bending pharmaceutical trial gone awry.” The ten-episode show is based on a 2014 Norwegian satire series , and is Fukunaga’s first directing gig since Beasts of No Nation for Netflix. Sally Field, Justin Theroux, Julia Garner, and Jemima Kirke also star in the black comedy. See the first-look photos below. Really wild how this photo of Emma Stone and Jonah Hill doesn’t even look like a highbrow Superbad reunion, but it actually kind of is. Caress us like one of your … Glossier-pink buttons, Justin Theroux. Maybe it’s because she’s dressed all in red, but — actually, yes, it’s definitely that she’s dressed in head-to-toe scarlet — Sally Field seems like Netflix’s chicest villain this side of Mahershala Ali’s … [Read more...] about Emma Stone and Jonah Hill Do Some Intense Staring in This First Look at