Modern Love: ‘Like Crazy’ And ‘Weekend’ Get It Right

(Movies discussed in this post: Like Crazy, Weekend, Crazy Stupid Love, Friends With Benefits, No Strings Attached.)

When it comes to movie romances, there are basically two kinds — real and unreal. Happy and sad. Bullshit and not-bullshit.

Or, to put it in Julia Roberts terminology — some movies are Runaway Bride, and some movies are Closer.

(The vast majority of movies are Runaway Bride.)

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