Hello, My Movievaures! I hope you had an amazing week! I’m back with a new TV Show review, again on Netflix: Heartstopper. As you can imagine I watch a huge amount of shows and movies, so I need to keep track of all of it. For that, I use TV Time mobile app. However, I also use it to see what’s on-trend and that’s where I found out about this adorable show, that lifted my spirits while feeling quite alone far from my loved ones. But before telling you more, let’s get into the non-spoiler part:
Heartstopper is a Netflix TV show based on a graphic novel of the same name. It is a coming-of-age romance following Charlie Spring as he gets to navigate his love life in high school as an openly gay teenager. Netflix is known for being quite engaged in these topics, and sometimes pushing the button a bit too much, but this show is different. Not only sexual preference is presented in many different forms (Hetero/bi/trans/bi), but without the usual clichés and oversimplification. It’s heartwarming, really cute, and an interesting show/novel for teenagers.
To be honest, there is not much more to say from what I highlighted before. This show really manages to explain some unspoken feelings that most teenagers live during this period of time. Joe Locke and Kit Connor’s chemistry is tangible helping to the realism of their relationship on screen. It also felt quite refreshing to see bisexuality presented in a way that doesn’t show as “not being able to choose” as it is so often portrayed. I also enjoyed the friendships’ dynamic and how jealousy can repeatedly be mistaken for fear of losing those you love.
This is all for today my Movievaures. I know this is a short article, but I really wanted to write about this show to give it more visibility as I really enjoyed it and felt like it was not another bad Netflix teenage drama. Let me know in the comments down below your thoughts on it if you’ve watched it. I’ll be back next week with a new article but in the meantime, feel free to follow me on Instagram (the_movievaures). See ya!