About Fate

Published December 29, 2022

About Fate

Film info

  • Title About Fate
  • Director Marius Weisberg
  • Year 2022
  • Run time 1hr 40m
  • Genres Romance, Comedy
  • Tagline Love appears where you least expect it

This romantic comedy is a tale of two strangers who believe in love, but seem to never be able to find its true meaning. In a wild twist of events, fate puts each in the other's path one stormy New Year's Eve, and comedy and chaos ensue.

Live blog

Time Comment
1:52 Like the socks that say ‘you got this’.
4:39 Don’t propose when you have a cold.
8:14 “He said it was fate.” “No! It’s advertising.”
13:33 Proposing after three months is ambitious.
20:29 Don’t leave a key under a plant pot if you don’t want people to pop into your house and scare you half to death!
30:19 “Ma’am, do you even watch movies?” 9-1-1 getting sassy.
39:43 All fruit is tricky.
47:32 CUTE.
58:12 You can make a candle out of an orange and my mind is blown.
1:03:24 I don’t think any toast should make mention of food poisoning.
1:05:31 “From the moment we met, I felt like I was home.” GENIUS.
1:10:31 The sister is a cow but in this instance, she has a point.
1:20:24 You can’t propose to someone that you ’think’ that you love.
1:25:37 He’s gone viral twice at two different parties. It really has been a long day.
1:34:57 Brunch fixes everything!


Yay for another Emma Roberts holiday movie! This one was quite similar to Holidate but with a focus in on one specific time of year - New Year! It took a minute to get going, I thought, with us all having to get through the trick of them looking like they were talking about and to each other but actually not, etc, etc. But once they properly met and the evening began, it was fantastic!

It’s a good premise, because it could be hard to believe that these two strangers would end up sharing the kind of day they did, but the similarity of the houses and the copious amounts of alcohol made it believable - at least in a rom-com way.

Emma Roberts was adorable as per usual, and she was surrounded by a solid cast, with enough bizarre twists and turns to make it a great movie.

Rating: 4 / 5

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