“You totally killed my sex-nacho high,” Allan (Adam Driver) to Wallace (Daniel Radcliffe)
How many times has a romantic-comedy/drama started saying something interesting about relationships and then bottled it for the unrealistically conventional? Answer: Almost always. For every ONCE or 500 DAYS OF SUMMER or THE BREAK-UP or A VERY LONG ENGAGEMENT, there is practically everything else. A foul-mouthed modern update of WHEN HARRY MET SALLY is how the beguiling first half plays out; then tired genre clichés kick in, the heart sinks, and the humour gland stops squeezing out laughter juice (don’t get caught up in my complex medical terminology).
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