Lola Versus starts with such
promise: Lola (Greta Gerwig), on the beach, engaging in morning yoga
while through voiceover informing us about life and the changes on the
horizon. In particular, she alerts us to the fact that she (like most of
us) is not good with change.
The beginning of May has heralded the
dawn of summer at the box office for nearly a decade, which means that
by now, thanks to the rise of the movie trailers, we are all overly
familiar with the blockbusters of the season. Marvel’s The Avengers kicks things off for the superheroes, with The Amazing Spider-Man and The Dark Knight Rises to come.