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Movie Review: The Map Of Tiny Pretty Things

The Map of Pretty Things review

Amazon Prime’s latest release, The Map Of Tiny Pretty Things is winning hearts all across the globe. The science-fiction movie easily incorporated romance and made it a real deal. Undoubtedly, The Map Of Tiny Pretty Things is receiving good reception, both from the fans and critics. Hence, we decided to drop our own review regarding the movie. And some more details won’t hurt all the movie lovers out there. Furthermore, we hope to convince you to watch this beauty as soon as you finish reading this article. So, let’s go ahead.

The Map Of Pretty Things is an American Science-fiction romantic comedy-drama. The new film is by the director, Ian Samuels. Whereas screenplay is penned down by Lev Grossman. The film is based on a story by Grossman of the same name. It made its debut on February 12, 2021, on Prime Video. You can watch it here.

Akiva Goldsman (A Beautiful Mind), Ashley fox, Aaron Ryder (Donnie Darko, The Prestige), and Gregory Lessans serve as the producers of the movie. It stars Kathryn Newton and Kyle Allen in the lead roles. Newton is previously seen in a lot of projects. But, her popular ones include shows like The Society and Big Little Lies. You can watch both of them on Netflix and Disney Hotstar. However, for Allen, this movie marks his first big project. And fortunately, it’s going great.

Let’s interest you more about the film.

The Map Of Pretty Things “The Perfect Groundhog Day Film”

The Map Of Pretty Things encompasses almost all the genres which later blend beautifully in the movie. From science to romance to comedy, the film covers all the areas with perfection. Everything about the film makes us want to follow the map and enjoy the tiny pretty things in life.

O! It’s a beautiful movie. It starts with Mark (Kyle Allen) who has just finished his father’s crossword. And apparently, Mark has a different set of priorities. Instead of attending his sister’s football game, he likes to help people. Moreover, Mark is always a step ahead of everyone and everything. But that’s not the catch.

The Map of Pretty Things review

Kathryn Newton and Kyle Allen

Mark is also living the same day again and again. It’s like he is Jessica Rothe from Happy Death Day excluding the killing. His life however changes when he realizes that another person, Margaret (Kathryn Newton) is also stuck with him in the time-loop. The two then decide to create a map by following every little that happens with them on the same day. For example, an eagle trying to catch a fish or a person trying to master a piece on the piano.

Mark eventually falls for Margaret, but, things don’t go well as Margaret ‘friendzones’ him. And another boy also adds in the story who takes Margaret away from Mark. The ending? Let’s not give you the spoiler right now. But, trust us, it is worth watching two people falling in love while living the same day.

 The Map Of Pretty Things – Review

Everything has flaws and so does The Map Of Pretty Things. But, those imperfections are making us love it more. Ian Samuels is targeting the right audience for his film. The younger generation and the adults can feel the warmth and depth of the film, making it a perfect “Groundhog day” surprise for teenagers.

The Map of Pretty Things review

Kathryn Newton and Kyle Allen in The Map of Pretty Things (2021)

The film holds a good 80%  score on Rotten Tomatoes as well. Some of them also describe the film to be in a hurry- trying to show everything at once, which is a low point of the film. But, according to the perspective of a cinephile, it is perfect to enjoy during valentine’s week. And according to one will definitely enjoy it watching with his/her partner.

The movie also stars Josh Hamilton, Anna Mikami, Cleo Fraser, Jermaine Harris, Al Madrigal, and Jorja Fox.

Until then, stay tuned, and keep reading to know more about all the Hollywood Buzz, and your favorite films and shows.

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