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“Someone Great” made some great points


*Spoilers ahead*

“Someone Great” was released to Netflix on April 19, 2019. The movie featured “Jane the Virgin” star Gina Rodriguez, as well as “Pitch Perfect” star Brittany Snow. This Netflix original shows how her devastating breakup affects Jenny Young. Jenny was a young writer who lived in New York with her boyfriend of nine years, Nate. When she gets a new job in San Francisco, her relationship suffers. Eventually, Nate breaks up with her. The movie shows the aftermath of this as Jenny tries to make the best of her last days in New York with her two best friends Blair and Erin.

The movie highlights female friendships and bonds, especially as girls grow into adulthood. It also brings up important topics like LGBTQ relationships and healthy relationships. The movie had great representation and highlighted the struggles that different groups of people face. It showed the main character, Jenny, spending time with her best friends partying, dancing, and getting closer to one another. She learns the importance of her friends, and the time after her breakup is spent learning how to create new beginnings. It gives a positive message to young girls, and the diversity of the cast is a great step in the right direction.

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