Whether you’re an avid royal watcher or can’t name of the Queen of England during a hotly contested round of 30 Seconds, chances are pretty high you’ve heard about the new season of the Netflix series, The Crown. After its surreptitious debut back in 2016, The Crown has been somewhat of a slow burn in terms of popularity amongst the history docu-series genre. To fair, unless you’re vaguely interested in Queen Elizabeth’s early years or the political landscape of post-war Britain, it’s unlikely this series appeared high up on your binge watch list. Until now that is, thanks in most part to the shimmer and shine that is Princess Diana.
As an absolutely devoted fan of the book series I, among with the rest of this mega fan base, had been eagerly anticipating the release of this follow up to the hugely successful first film, To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before. Lara Jean is member of a very select club of main characters that can do no wrong in the eyes of her readership, and the relatability and innocence of this timeless story theme have won over the hearts of viewers and readers alike. Getting straight down to the real reason you’re reading this (let’s be honest), does the movie live up to the book? Hhmm…it’s close but still no cigar, and here’s why: