no strings attached

By leaps and bounds, the worst genre in Hollywood right now is the Romantic Comedy. They’re rarely romantic or comedic, except maybe in the most basic definition of the latter word (which only implies that no one dies). More often than not, they’re written along one recycled storyline populated with barely defined characters.

Having this low standard to live up to, No Strings Attached feels like a relative work of truth and beauty. It won’t go down as the great redeemer of its genre, but it nails the fundamental aspects of a Romcom and, for once, your boyfriend won’t complain about being dragged to a chick flick.
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