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      Season 1 – Love Life

      2020 Comedy Romance TRAILER for Love Life: Season 1 Trailer List
      63% 51 Reviews Tomatometer 83% 100+ Ratings Audience Score Each season of "Love Life" follows a different person, jumping back and forth between timelines throughout all the diverse relationships they encounter in their lives to demonstrate how they subsequently shape them into who they are. The journey from first love to last love and the connections they form along the way highlights the ways in which these relationships leave a lasting impact on the person, and a new interest introduced in each episode shines a spotlight on the evolution of relationships as people grow older and find their true selves. Read More Read Less Watch on Vudu Premiered Jan 30 Buy Now

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      Love Life — Season 1

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      Love Life's first season breezes by on Anna Kendrick's charms, but those looking for a real connection may find its featherweight familiarness frustrating.

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      Episode 1 Aired May 27, 2020 Augie Jeong Following her parents' divorce, Darby Carter struggles to make connections until she meets Augie Jeong at a karaoke party; after their whirlwind night together, Darby quickly finds herself in a comfortable, full-blown relationship. Details Episode 2 Aired May 27, 2020 Bradley Field A year later, Darby's life and career feel stagnant; when sparks fly with her former boss, Bradley, Darby feels pressure to revisit her half-baked dream of becoming a photographer but soon gets swept up into girlfriend duties instead. Details Episode 3 Aired May 27, 2020 Danny Two Phones After Darby runs into an old flame and his new girlfriend, she joins her friend, Sara, at a rooftop party where she winds up connecting with an overeager, romantically bruised guy named Danny. Details Episode 4 Aired Jun 4, 2020 Magnus Lund Feeling empowered after her experience with Danny, Darby embarks on a hookup bender, until she falls for an up-and-coming chef named Magnus; the new couple seems to be a fairytale match until Darby scores a career win while Magnus faces a setback. Details Episode 5 Aired Jun 4, 2020 Luke Ducharme Facing her fear of rejection, Darby recalls being stranded at boarding school for Thanksgiving break and spending a blissful week with too-cool-for-school Luke Ducharme; however, Luke becomes aloof when the student body returns to campus. Details Episode 6 Aired Jun 4, 2020 Magnus Lund Part II It's 2016 and Darby's now hitched; as her marriage becomes distant, Darby reconnects with someone from her past who's determined to make amends for his callous behavior; Sara and Jim struggle to reconcile their paradoxical visions for the future. Details Episode 7 Aired Jun 11, 2020 Claudia Hoffman When Darby has a medical scare, her overbearing mother, Claudia, comes to town to help; as mother-daughter tensions rise, it is revealed that Claudia's past relationship struggles may have rubbed off on Darby; the two try their best to connect. Details Episode 8 Aired Jun 11, 2020 Sara Yang The women head upstate to celebrate Mallory's engagement; at the cabin, Darby struggles to get through to Sara as their paths continue to diverge. Details Episode 9 Aired Jun 11, 2020 Augie Again After a serendipitous reunion, Darby and Augie find themselves falling into a comfortable, full-blown relationship; however, Darby is soon left wondering whether comfortable is enough. Details Episode 10 Aired Jun 11, 2020 The Person A friend's wedding fosters a new appreciation in Darby for her perfectly imperfect life. Details

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      Eliana Dockterman TIME Magazine An initial story that cast Anna Kendrick as a plucky young woman finding herself through relationships, and breakups, in New York felt a bit too familiar. Feb 13, 2023 Full Review Lucy Mangan Guardian I could happily binge the entirety of this baby SATC exactly as is. It is the perfect balm for troubled times. Rated: 4/5 Oct 12, 2020 Full Review Carol Midgley Times (UK) It really does get better as it progresses... I don't know how far ahead you have watched, but it maintains its quality and Kendrick is a Rated: 3/5 Oct 8, 2020 Full Review Jason Flatt But Why Tho? A Geek Community Love Life’s first three episodes offer an entertaining, well-acted, sometimes emotionally gripping romantic comedy with plenty of potential in both the season and the concept overall. Jan 23, 2023 Full Review Bill Brioux Brioux.tv The rom-com tackles similar themes to Sex and the City, with Darby surrounded by other young women in various stages of romantic entanglements, but it is less sitcom-y and titilating. Oct 12, 2022 Full Review Mark Meszoros The News-Herald (Willoughby, OH) It's not always easy to love Love Life - one of a handful of HBO Max exclusives that debuted with the new powerhouse streaming service from Warner Media - but, by the end, you at least develop a bit of a crush on it. Feb 28, 2021 Full Review Read all reviews

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      Ryan K Exploration of relationships that is a mixed bag of good moments and dull moments. What I dislike most about the show is the stilted and unnecessary narration. The writing feels pretty realistic but it is not always the most compelling. There are definitely some good performances, but Anna Kendrick does an uneven job. My favorite episode of the season is one that she is barely in. Overall, the show has some interesting moments but there is better television out there. Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 12/29/23 Full Review Toms c Slow dark and well worth the investment of time. Rated 4 out of 5 stars 06/12/23 Full Review Maria L I am almost done with it, and I watched it all in one day. It just had me… I relate to so many aspects. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 02/01/23 Full Review raphael g Only 65%? I don't get it. It was brilliant. Super well made. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 03/30/23 Full Review Audience Member The this show is very human. It doesn't force a pretty picture on relationships and dating in the modern age. The lead is different in ever relationship she's in, good or bad. Worth a watch for sure, just don't expect a traditional fairytale story arc. Rated 4 out of 5 stars 01/09/23 Full Review Audience Member I don't understand how a "flagship" show from HBO with a A-List star can have such comically bad writing. The first episode of this season was interesting, but beyond that it's a trainwreck. The characters are not remotely believable, their personalities/decisions completely reverse with zero build-up (think Game of Thrones Season 8), and the dialogue is laughable. Which is unfortunate, because the concept is interesting, it's shot well, Anna Kendrick does her innocent giggly thing, and the soundtrack fits. But it feels like it's written by a 12-year old who has never actually lived in NYC or ever dated anyone. Rated 0.5 out of 5 stars 01/09/23 Full Review Read all reviews Post a review

      Season Info

      Executive Producer
      Anna Kendrick, Bridget Bedard, Sam Boyd, Paul Feig, Jessie Henderson, Dan Magnante, Brigitte Liebowitz, Jack Moore
      Network
      Max
      Rating
      TV-MA
      Genre
      Comedy, Romance
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date
      May 27, 2020