Here’s to You Ms. Hathaway! Audio Film Review ‘The Idea of You’

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CHICAGO – Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com audio film review for the “The Idea of You,” adapted from the popular novel by Robinne Lee, directed by Michael Showalter and featuring Anne Hathaway. Streaming on Prime Video beginning May 2nd, 2024.

Anne Hathaway is Soléne, a woman on the cusp of her 40th birthday who birthed a daughter when she was in her early twenties, and is now divorced from her ex Daniel (Reid Scott). Through a series of wacky circumstances, she meets a boy band singer named Hayes (Nicholas Galitzine), who is s member of AUGUST MOON, a favorite of her now high-school-aged daughter Izzy (Ella Rubin) … when she was in seventh grade. Hayes is now 24, Soléne is decidedly older, but they instantly connect and begin a relationship. When it takes a turn to serious love, social media and the clickbait press takes notice, and the love connection starts to disrupt everyone’s lives. It’s up to Soléne to make the right decision about the coupling.

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The Idea of You
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Audio Film Review of “The Idea of You” by Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com …

“The Idea of You” is streaming on Prime Video beginning May 2nd. Featuring Anne Hathaway, Nicholas Galitzine, Ella Rubin, Reid Scott and Anne Mumolo. Screenplay adapted by Michael Showalter and Jennifer Westfeldt. Directed by Michael Showalter. Rated “R”

HollywoodChicago.com senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

By PATRICK McDONALD
Editor and Film Writer
HollywoodChicago.com
pat@hollywoodchicago.com

© 2024 Patrick McDonald, HollywoodChicago.com

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