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Isn't It Romantic (film review) *contains spoilers*


Film: Isn't It Romantic
Year: 2019
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Directed By: Todd Strauss-Schulson
Starring: Rebel Wilson, Liam Hemsworth, Adam Devine
About: A young woman disenchanted with love mysteriously finds herself trapped inside a romantic comedy.
Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YVYzxm_RqMg

My Review:
Seeing this movie come up on recently added on Netflix I couldn't resist but to give this a watch especially as I am feeling very much in a Rom-Com movie mood lately. Seeing that this movie also had Rebel Wilson was in it made me want to check this out even more as she makes me laugh and I have enjoyed the movies I have seen her in previously.

I found that this was a movie in which I was able to relate to as the main character doesn't believe in love the way that rom-coms are shown and tries to get herself out of it. I loved that the message in the movie in which the watcher discovers in the end is that you should love yourself more than you love anyone else and I thought that this was something in which needed to be approached in a movie. By having the main character as just a normal person in which is easy to bond with I thought that this made the movie a lot more relateable for the audience and make a change from a lot of the rom-coms in which are shown. This movie made me laugh a lot more than I thought it would and played on the cliche's in which are within romantic comedy movies which I thought made it a lot more fun to watch while having the humour not feel forced at the same time. Having her also realise that she loves her best friend and wants to be with him and at the ending when she comes to the real world again realising that he has been looking at her for ages and that they are both wanting to be together was really sweet and made the perfect ending to the movie which stays true to the genre.

This is a film in which I would highly recommend to those who like romantic comedies and spoofs of them as well as this was really well done for both. I also think that if you are looking for a movie which will actually make you laugh then Isn't It Romantic would be a great film for you. This is one I will definitely need to see again!

My Rating: 4/5 

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