Movie Review: Sierra Burgess Is a Loser 😼🎣

Netflix proves that rom-coms—specifically teen ones—are what they do best.


Shannon Purser stars as Sierra Burgess (left), and Kristine Froseth stars as Veronica (right) in Sierra Burgess Is a Loser. CREDIT: Netflix

This post for Sierra Burgess Is a Loser is spoiler-free.

Just three weeks ago, Netflix gave us the hit teen rom-com To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before and the existence of the beloved fictional character Peter Kavinsky—played by Noah Centineo. Today, we are graced by Sierra Burgess Is a Loser (2018, directed by Ian Samuels) with Centineo starring in the movie as Jamey—Sierra’s (Shannon Purser) love interest. Don’t get me wrong, I love Centineo and his charming self; but this teen movie isn’t about him—it’s about Purser’s Sierra.

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