• Review: Rebel Wilson and ‘Isn't It Romantic' freshen up the rom-com

    9 days ago - By Los Angeles Times

    If 2018 was the year that resurrected the romantic comedy, it was only a matter of time before the beloved genre was parodied by those who know it best. “Set It Up” writer Katie Silberman has teamed up with “How to Be Single” writer Dana Fox and co-writer Erin Cardillo for “Isn't It Romantic,”...
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  • ‘Isn't It Romantic' Film Review: Rebel Wilson's Rom-Com Satire Scores Laughs But Lacks Bite

    9 days ago - By The Wrap

    Satirizing a genre as you're fully embracing it isn't the easiest feat and is perhaps impossible. It's true that every good satire is also in some way a love letter to its source material, but love it a little too much, and the Valentine's card becomes onion-thin with the prim bite of a paper cut. Todd Strauss-Schulson's rom-com sendup “Isn't It Romantic” is one of those satires that wants to have its Valentine's chocolates and eat them too.
    This story, about a woman who hits her head and is thrown into a rom-com world of cliché and improbability, may abide by the rules of the genre too...
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  • Isn't It Romantic Review: A Hilarious Sendup of Romantic Comedies

    Isn't It Romantic Review: A Hilarious Sendup of Romantic Comedies

    9 days ago - By Screen Rant

    Isn't It Romantic is a wild and hilarious meta journey inside a romantic comedy, poking fun at the genre's tropes while embracing its message of love. In the current moment of Hollywood, the romantic comedy is experiencing somewhat of a revival. Thanks to a 2018 that featured the big screen success of Crazy Rich Asians and the buzzworthy Netflix films To All the Boys I've Loved Before and Set It Up , rom-coms are staging a comeback among mainstream releases after being relegated to the realms of made-for-TV movies and indies. It's only appropriate then that Warner Bros. should release...
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