'Big Little Lies' Has All the Snarky Cliches and Rich Relationship Drama You Could Ever Ask For

If you don’t think these moms of Monterey, CA are the new #squadgoals, there is something seriously wrong with you. I MEAAAAAN Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, and  Shailene Woodley!?!?!!??

The show is only two episodes deep and it’s already gruesomely captivating. The town is fueled by rumors, secrets, and betrayals… So unbelievably juicy. It’s like Gossip Girl’s twisted step sister. As if Blair Waldorf (aka Madeline Martha Mackenzie, aka Reese Witherspoon) gave birth to Serena van der Woodsen (Abigail Carlson) and Vanessa Abrams (Chloe Mackenzie).

Also let’s be real, this isn’t the first time we’ve seen Shailene Woodley play this character. It’s literally Amy Juergen’s…  She just grew up and changed her name. I am fully expecting a Molly Ringwald surprise appearance.

It’s no spoiler that the storyline surrounds a murder within the Monterey high society clan, and as perfectly explained during one of the detective sanctioned interviews, “It’s possible had [Madeline] not fallen, nobody would have gotten killed.” Could this show be any more shallow and dramatic? It’s legit gold. Big Little Lies is full of exposing conflicts not just with the moms but the dads, too (finally).  *YAS*DAD*DRAMA*

As you may or may not know, the miniseries is based off a novel. Mike Hagberg, fan of the novel totally thinks it is living up to it, even though the storyline has slightly derailed. Not to mention he is, “in LOVE with Reese Witherspoon as Madeline she is perfection!” Me too Hagberg, me too.  He wrapped up explaining how,  “the entire cast is great and I absolutely love every single performance.”

Highly recommend, 10/10. It’s an HBO show so this is really the time to stick it to your ex-boyfriend by using his aunt’s cousin’s sister’s HBO GO account.

 

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