The New Romantic Reviews

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October 10, 2018
A clever script and a star-making performance from Jessica Barden elevates The New Romantic, echoing an early 80's John Hughes.
March 24, 2018
Setting the bar for the film impossibly high with repetitious references to Nora Ephron classics like Sleepless in Seattle, Stone shows she's got spirit, but maybe not the best judgment, much like her protagonist.
March 23, 2018
The New Romantic is the rare film presents these relationships without judgment offering up the good, bad, painful, and confusing as a matter of fact.
March 22, 2018
More tragic than funny, but Stone is hoping for laughs - or really, swoons - or maybe just whatever will make audiences happy, an eagerness to please that makes the tone wobble from scene to scene.
March 19, 2018
It's a solid feature debut for director/screenwriter Carly Stone.
March 16, 2018
The New Romantic is charming and funny, a very overt nod to Nora Ephron.
March 14, 2018
At its best, it's a sweet coming of age story with some keen observations to make about the way women's value is measured and female sexuality perceived.
March 14, 2018
This may be a quick and dirty debut, but there's something ineffably pure about how it portrays someone learning the give-and-take of getting what she wants... a comforting reminder that we're ultimately all just dealing with ourselves.
March 14, 2018
Blake navigates the morally vague world of being a sugar baby with complete control over her body and needs, which is what makes The New Romantic utterly genuine.
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