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Love Actually Is the Least Romantic Film of All Time - Christopher Orr - The Atlantic -
2013-12-07 19:14:21 GMT
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"The movie knows little—and cares less—about how people fall in love."
"And Nighy is, as always, a delight. (In my repressive society, every movie produced would be required to provide a role for Bill Nighy.) I will point out, though, that the latter plot—in which Nighy campaigns to get his crass Christmas hit to the top of the pop charts—doesn’t really have anything to do with his platonic “love” for his manager, an idea that is pretty clearly tacked on at the end to make that story fit the film’s larger framework."
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