Director: Scott Speer
Starring: Alexandra Shipp, Nicholas Hamilton, Famke Jenssen
Running Time: 95 minutes
Release Date: Friday, August 14, 2020 Digital/On Demand
| Film Synopsis |
When madly in love high school graduates Riley (Alexandra Shipp) and Chris (Nicholas Hamilton) are separated by a tragic car accident, Riley blames herself for her boyfriend’s death while Chris is stranded in limbo. Miraculously, the two find a way to connect. In a love story that transcends life and death, both Riley and Chris are forced to learn the hardest lesson of all: letting go.
| Review |
Summary (out of 5)
Now when I first saw the trailer for ENDLESS I was reminded of the 90's film "Ghost", the romantic supernatural thriller starring Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore and Whoopi Goldberg (which just celebrated its 30's Anniversary).
ENDLESS introduces two young lovers who are ripped apart as one dies in a car accident — the one who dies watches over and tries to connect with the one left behind.
Directed by Scott Speer (Step Up Revolution) and starring Alexandra Shipp (Love, Simon) and Nicholas Hamilton (It Chapter One) as the star-crossed lovers. Watching this film was a sign of relief. I wasn't watching a remake of "Ghost". ENDLESS explores the process of dealing with grief. We see the mother (Famke Jenssen) of the lost one blame the other for the loss. We also get to see the pain of losing someone we love and not able to let go. The only thing we didn't get is some comedic moments from a character like Whoopi Goldberg in “Ghost”. The film does cater to the teens and I am sure they will enjoy the tragic love story. At 95 mins it felt short on what it was trying to achieve. By the end I didn’t really feel the true love and loss for both of them.
* Canadian Routes - This film was shot in Kelowna, BC