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Thanks to films like To All The Boys I've Loved Before, The Edge of Seventeen, and Running from Grace, Asian American teenagers can see dimensional versions of themselves onscreen who are worthy of falling in love, no matter who they end up with.
Lara Jean learns a lot of lessons--she changes and she grows--but she never becomes anything other than herself. It's always her discovering new sides of herself. That's so important for young women to see.
The resultant plot follows a style reminiscent of the Shakespeare-inspired Ten Things I Hate About You and She's All That, making To All The Boys I've Loved an enjoyable trip down the comedy-of-deception genre.
This sweetness works because, like Johnson et al., we in the audience know what shape rom-coms have historically taken, and are thus ready and able to have our expectations subverted in the purest of ways.
Don't sleep on this movie just because it's familiar-save for a lead character and actor blazing a trail for diversity-To All The Boys I've Loved Before is a crush-worthy movie that will have your heart swooning.