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Claire N. Park

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‘Isn’t It Romantic’ Is a Tour-de-Farce of Your Favorite Rom-Com Clichés

Improbable meet-cutes, pointless flash mobs, and spontaneous, somehow perfectly choreographed karaoke scenes are some of the enshrined elements of romantic comedies that have long deserved an affectionate parody.

‘El Ángel’ Is Devilishly Tantalizing, But That’s All

“El Ángel” is ultimately a bland rehashing of the bare-bones, empirical events of Puch’s career, as Ortega, in favor of obsessive aestheticization, papers over details that demand creative dramatization.