Movie Review: Isn’t It Romantic 🥀❤️

Isn’t It Romantic takes all the common rom-com tropes from popular movies to make one big romantic comedy.

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Rebel Wilson (left) and Liam Hemsworth (right) star in Isn’t It Romantic. CREDIT: Warner Bros.

This post for Isn’t It Romantic contains spoilers, but TBH spoilers don’t really mean anything for rom-coms.

If a comic book movie such as Deadpool can be self-aware, then Isn’t It Romantic (2019, directed by Todd Strauss-Schulson) is that kind of movie for the rom-com genre—a genre which was dead for several years before having a comeback last year, thanks to Netflix. Isn’t It Romantic is a meta romantic comedy that references all the cliché rom-com tropes to form one big movie. The movie follows the cynical romantic architect Natalie (Rebel Wilson) who gets mugged at a subway station one day, and wakes up to the realisation that she’s in her worst nightmare—a romantic comedy.

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