Five Feet Apart Reviews

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November 22, 2019
Ask any high school teacher - or, for that matter, any high schooler - and they'll tell you the surest way to get two teenagers to fall in love is to tell them they can't see each other.
September 23, 2019
There's a million books like this and a million movies like this, where people are beautiful -- but they're sick!
September 16, 2019
Despite its best efforts including those from Haley Lu Richardson with a brilliant performance, the film inevitably begins to sink. [Full Review in Spanish]
May 1, 2019
If you're expecting anything remotely deep or intelligent, you best stay clear as this sick-lit, doomed romancer delights in the bittersweet to the point of overindulgence
April 30, 2019
The latest terminal teenager love story, keeps it's distance from originality.
April 9, 2019
The problem with Five Feet Apart is that it chooses to focus on the weakest narrative - a dull, sappy romance that is heavy on melodrama and light on realism.
April 8, 2019
A nauseatingly shallow look at a life-shortening genetic disorder and never rises above being a banal teen drama.v
April 7, 2019
[A] treacly teen romancer... has all the compelling poignancy of a broken charm bracelet...wrapped around in the sweetness and sacrificial sorrow of its corny convictions
March 30, 2019
Five Feet Apart feels like a movie that's somewhat out of place, searching for an audience that won't quite be found.
March 24, 2019
Five Feet Apart is a film for the tumblr generation. It's just a shame it's seven or eight years late.
March 22, 2019
Five Feet Apart is clearly aspiring to reach the heights of recent projects like John Greene's The Fault in Our Stars, but these kind of narrative stumbles keep it grounded.
March 22, 2019
While the film is doubtless well intentioned, there is no forgiving the atrocious dialogue, tacky ballads, and cheesy exploitation of the situation...
March 22, 2019
[Richardson] surely realises, as Fault's Shailene Woodley did before her, that this is the kind of marshmallow martyrdom that has to be briskly worked through before they let you at the grownup scripts.
March 22, 2019
The performances almost make the journey bearable.
March 21, 2019
Perhaps the fault lies not in our stars, but in our shameless need for a sappy ending.
March 21, 2019
A flawed and deeply contrived story about an impossible love which adds almost nothing to the current trend for Sick-Lit adaptations.
March 20, 2019
[Five Feet Apart] is so formulaic, so boilerplate, that it almost feels algorithmically-generated - a product of maudlin mathematics.
March 20, 2019
Five Feet Apart is basically the bloodless horror flick nobody asked for.
March 18, 2019
Unfortunately, Haley Lu Richardson's charm and Cole Sprouse's presence aren't enough to distract from the accumulation of cliches. [Full Review in Spanish]
March 18, 2019
There are many baffling things about the new teen weepie Five Feet Apart, but the most mind-boggling is how little it resembles itself in its unintentionally hilarious third act, when it completely comes apart at the seams.
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