Newness

Newness

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Nicholas Hoult (The Favourite) and Laia Costa (Victoria) star in this semi-romance drama as two millennials in Los Angeles navigating a social media–driven hookup culture. As they begin a relationship, it pushes both emotional and physical boundaries.

2017112 minsUSAScott Free Productions, Lost City
DramaRomance

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Newness | Reviews

71%17 reviews

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

(It is) trying way too hard to be modern and edgy but not concerning itself with being realistic.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

Visually slick yet emotionally vapid...

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IndieWire

IndieWire

A bloated and ponderous sketch abut love in the time of clickbait...

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Variety

Variety

Watching Newness, you feel like you’re staring at an aquarium, looking at a mating dance of sexy self-importance.

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Decider

Decider

Newness is fun at the beginning... but Doremus’ style gives the film such a documentary feel, it’s hard to remember this is actually a fictional, sexy drama.

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Slash Film

Slash Film

Nicholas Hoult and Laia Costa help make Newness more enthralling than your average romance on the rocks, if only because of their raw, emotionally charged performances.

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Screen Daily

Screen Daily

There’s an element of patronising “generic exotic beauty” in the way that Gabi has been conceived, and (Costa) lacks the onscreen presence to elevate the underwritten role.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Deeply felt performances carry a dramatic examination of amorous foolishness.

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Collider

Collider

Nicholas Hoult has been doing terrific work for years, but he’s delightfully nuanced here.

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Newness | Release Details

Newness is available to stream in New Zealand now on Netflix.