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FILM REVIEW: Crazy, Stupid, Love

27 Jul

GRADE: A-

BOTTOM LINE: A sweet, insightful multi-storyline romantic comedy that will make audiences want to fall in love again.

It’s always such a delight to see a well-acted multi-storyline romantic comedy that isn’t unreasonably cheesy. The last time we got one of those was when Love, Actually came out (was that really eight years ago?). Unfortunately, movies like Valentine’s Day, He’s Just Not That Into You, and New York, I Love You have since sullied the genre’s reputation.

Luckily, Crazy, Stupid, Love rights all the wrongs that have been committed. In fact, it may be one of the best adult romantic comedies in recent years. Buoyed by a fantastic cast, an honest script, and a finely tuned balance of comedy, romance, and drama, the film toes the line between indie and mainstream without losing the best qualities of either.

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