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Film Review - I Give It a Year

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Romantic comedies have it rough these days, but most invite misery through absurdly pedestrian screenwriting and dismal, overly vanilla casting. The British production “I Give It a Year” manages to indulge a touch of warmth via carefully managed bitterness, dissecting the genre to locate ideal notes of distress and embarrassment to play. In danger of becoming yet another relationship picture that misunderstands the Richard Curtis formula, the movie instead acquires its own personality of vulgar humor and matrimonial inspection, delivering on laughs and knowing cohabitational nods as it makes an agreeable screen mess of emotions and impulses, carried largely by an ensemble clearly enjoying the opportunity to send up the foibles of coupledom. Read the rest at Blu-ray.com

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