Veronica Mars is a show that I didn’t really start watching until recently over the last few years. The name kind of turned me off when it came out. On the surface it looked like a show that I just wouldn’t appreciate because I was far removed from High School. I have no problem admitting when I’m wrong, and boy was I wrong. This show unfortunately was killed off well before it should have, but at least it had 2 really good seasons and one so-so one (Damn you Piz!). With the modern miracle of crowdfunding we now have a true follow-up to the show.
For many fans, I’m sure lyrics to the TV show’s theme song are a perfect way to describe how they feel about Veronica Mars. “A long time ago, we used to be friends, but I haven’t thought of you lately at all”. The movie itself shares the same narrative theme. The movie starts out with Veronica in NY, having left Neptune after her first year at Hearst College 9 years ago. Due to reasons I won’t spoil, she travels back to Neptune to help an old friend she hadn’t spoken to that entire time.