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The Romantics

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The Romantics | YOUNG OLD LOVERS Josh Duhamel and Katie Holmes in The Romantics
JOJO WHILDEN

The Romantics

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
95 minutes
Limited Release Date:
09/10/10
performer:
Josh Duhamel, Katie Holmes, Malin Akerman, Anna Paquin
director:
Galt Niederhoffer
author:
64654

We gave it a C-

Clumsy camera work adds to the pre-wedding jitters in writer-director Galt Niederhoffer’s pashmina-thin drama about attractive self-congratulatory Yale alumni gathering for the nuptials of two of their own. But oh, the irony! In The Romantics, Tom (Josh Duhamel) isn’t marrying Laura (Katie Holmes), the heroine he really loves (even though Holmes is Dawson’s Creek charming). Instead, he’s pledged to rich, controlling Lila (Anna Paquin) — Laura’s best friend. Awkward! C-

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