WHY DIDN'T WE GET THE SEQUEL TO THIS YET??!!
But the worst thing Coppola has done comes down to the character of a soldier. In the original he is purposefully manipulating the women which we see when the audience is privy to the flashbacks showing the complete opposite of the claims he is making. That portrays him as someone devious and thanks to that, when the women driven by the jealousy retaliate they are not coming off as evil. In the remake there is none of that so when…
I knew I was in trouble early on when Ansel Elgort was hopping on the street cheerfully and I was reminded of La La Land (which is mediocre at best). But when he started mouthing the lyrics to the songs that were playing like an asshole then I knew this will not go well.
I had no idea it will be so terrible though.
Nothing worked here for me. Not the romance, not even the villain - who had the…