#10) The Half of It
May 3, 2021
A coming of age movie, “The Half of It” follows the journey of a timid student assisting the school jock to woo a girl they both secretly like. The main character, Ellie, inspires viewers to dig deeper below the superficial level of themselves in order to build meaningful relationships. “The Half of It” explores complicated relationships with relatable characters we can all empathize with. Set in high school, the movie also challenges the traditional norm of school cliques and societal expectations, instead emphasizing the importance of forging one’s own path according to their own interests to reach their goals.