Movie Review: LOL

LOL is last year’s teen movie.  It was filmed in 2010 but released by Lionsgate two years later, in the United States on May 4, 2012, as a limited release in 105 theaters without promotion.

LOL is last year’s teen movie.  It was filmed in 2010 but released by Lionsgate two years later, in the United States on May 4, 2012, as a limited release in 105 theaters without promotion.

In a world connected by Facebook and other social networks, Lola Williams and her friends navigate the peer pressures of high school romance and friendship while dodging their sometimes overbearing and confused parents.

Lola (Miley Cyrus) leads an ordinary life, with her boyfriend Chad (George Finn), and best friends Emily (Ashley Hinshaw), Janice (Lina Esco) and Kyle (Douglas Booth). When they return to school, Lola discovers that Chad has cheated on her over the summer, so the two break up. Lola and Kyle begin to realize that they have feelings for each other and pursue a relationship, but this is complicated due to the fact that Chad and Kyle are friends, and Lola’s «frienemy» Ashley (Ashley Greene) wants to date Kyle.

LOL is a remake of the hugely popular 2008 French film LOL (Laughing Out Loud).

LOL, an abbreviation for laughing out loud or laugh out loud, is a common element of Internet slang.

 

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