The Romantics

Movie review by Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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Indie wedding drama is too mature for young teens.

PG-13 2010 95 minutes

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Awful movie. sucked.

1.5/5 Over the course of one raucous night at a seaside wedding seven close friends, all members of a tight, eclectic college clique, reconvene to watch two of their own tie the knot. Laura (Katie Holmes) is maid of honor to Lila (Anna Paquin), her golden girl best friend. The two have long rivaled over the groom, Tom (Josh Duhamel). Friendships and alliances are tested and the love triangle comes to a head the night before the wedding, when the drunken friends frolic in the nearby surf and return to shore... without the groom. Based on the heralded novel by producer, novelist, director Galt Niederhoffer, THE ROMANTICS is a Zeitgeist love story and generational comedy that breathes new life into the genre and recaptures the camaraderie of youth. unbelievable, this movie sucked very badly. i wasn't much excited about this movie or had any big expectations but the only reason i wanted to see this movie was the wonderful, lovable cast of it. i was so excited to watch Katie Holmes, since i think she is one of the most gorgeous woman on earth, literally i love her. the movie on the other hand is very awful, one of the worst movie of last year and ever. it could have been so much better, had potential. direction of this movie is very poor, director doesn't know how to handle and make a movie. screenplay was extremely poor, with no insight, dept, interest, good writing. plot and story was bad. cinematography was nice. written very badly. ending was unfinished so awful ending. movie was so empty and hallow. there wasn't anything in the movie. nothing. movie was very unsatisfying. and my God the characters were terrible. i like Anna Paquin but i would killed her character myself. very bad characters. movie is not engaging or entertaining at all. performances were awful by many all of the actors except Katie Holmes, she did a nice job, i liked her in this movie. the movie had nothing in it i mean that is awful and terrible. the movie felt very flat. DON'T watch this movie guys.

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