ISN’T IT ROMANTIC? – Review by Susan Granger

How did a concussion injury become a romantic comedy cliché? Following What Men Want, this is the second cinematic instance in 2019 when a woman’s life suddenly changes – for the better – after she suffers a brain injury. Formulaically scripted, it evokes the ‘concussive’ concept that’s been around since Mark Twain wrote A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court and recalls Amy Schumer’s I Feel Pretty.

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