‘Isn’t It Romantic’

Arguing against the value of romantic comedies with her secretary, underground car park architect Rebel Wilson (Pitch Perfect, Bridesmaids) suddenly finds herself stuck in her own romantic comedy world, the result of a bump on the head during a mugging.

Cue the everyday sleaze of New York replaced by pastel-coloured store fronts and flowering pot plants – and love on every street corner. But is it multimillionaire Liam Hemsworth (The Hunger Games, The Dressmaker) or daggy peer Adam Devine (Pitch Perfect, Why Him?) the answer to her dreams?

Sporadically funny, Wilson reprises many of her supporting character roles. Only she’s expected to carry this film and its weak material (director: Todd Strauss-Schulson, The Final Girls, A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas). The result is a Rebel Wilson way out of her depth.

Rating: 34%

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