Cupid's Pulse Article: Movie Review: See The Modern Retelling of ‘Little Women’Cupid's Pulse Article: Movie Review: See The Modern Retelling of ‘Little Women’

By Haley Lerner

Little Women, the 2018 film, is a modern retelling of the classic 1868 novel by Louisa May Alcott on its 150th anniversary. The film Sarah Davenport, Allie Jennings, Lucas Grabeel, Ian Bohen and Lea Thompson. The movie follows the lives of the four March sisters—Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy— and their complex and loving relationships with each other. Jo, an aspiring writer, leaves for New York City determined to publish a novel. After countless rejections, Jo’s editor challenges her to instead write about her family. A tragedy eventually brings all the sisters back home and brings the girls closer together. This adaptation of a true classic will be out in theaters on September 28th.

Little Women is a heartfelt film that retells a classic story in a modern way, so keep reading our movie review!

Should you see it:

If you are a lover of Alcott’s original book, then you should totally see this movie! It’ll be so interesting for you to see a modern retailing of such a classic tale.

Who to take:

The perfect person to take to this movie could be your beau on a date night or even some of your closest female family members! This movie is sure to make you tear up a bit and appreciate the importance of family.

Cupid’s Advice:

Balancing relationships with your partner and with your family can be difficult. Cupid has some tips on how to do it:

1. Designate time: If you have a really close family, it might seem hard to designate time for just your family and just for your partner. Make it easier by figuring out when you want to spend time alone with each important people in your life.

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2. Bond together: If you want your partner and your family to be close, then make sure you plan activities and outings for everyone to join in on. Whether it’s a dinner at your parents house or a trip to a sports game, your partner can get to know your family better.

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3. Find common ground: Find things that your partner and some of your other family members have in common and help them connect over their similarities. That way, your partner can get close to your family on his own accord and make all of you bond even closer.

Have any more ways to balance your relationships with your partner and family? Comment below!