The following contains minor spoilers for Hulu’s High Fidelity.
Stephen Frears’ High Fidelity hits best mid-tragedyHulu’s High Fidelity is good whenever.
Made for chip-bowl-on-your-chest, mascara-running-down-your-face wallowing, Frears’ 2000 classic is an excellent breakup movie. John Cusack’s emphatic anger lets you churn raw emotion from the comfort of your couch, while his character’s hopeful resolution gives you the strength to go on living. It’s second only to Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind on this writer’s personal, all-time top five. Plus, that soundtrack.
But Hulu’s High Fidelity is more fun, more forgiving. Not necessarily better, but kinder, and more suited to the weeks after a breakup when you’ve picked up a new hobby, changed your hairstyle, and started to move on. Read more…More about Hulu, Streaming Services, Zoe Kravitz, High Fidelity, and Entertainment