It’s hard to fall in love with “Isn’t It Romantic”

“Here’s an unlikely comparison: 2019’s Isn’t It Romantic and 2016’s Deadpool. Both films tried to be groundbreaking by breaking tendencies and parodying their respective genres….”

Cinema Sense

Here’s an unlikely comparison: 2019’s Isn’t It Romantic and 2016’s Deadpool. Both films tried to be groundbreaking by breaking tendencies and parodying their respective genres. And both films not only failed to do so (to varying extents), but fell into the same tendencies of their predecessors.

Before going any further, I should mention that I still enjoyed Deadpool (I have to get that out of the way before I’m attacked for hating the film). Unfortunately, I can’t say that I enjoyed Isn’t It Romantic, at least not for long.

If you aren’t familiar with the film’s plot, Isn’t It Romantic stars Rebel Wilson as Natalie, a New York architect that doesn’t believe in love and refuses to give it a chance. After a freak accident, she awakes to discover that she’s now trapped in an alternate universe with all the makings of a romantic comedy, complete…

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