The thing that I’ve learned about rom-coms is, even when they’re predictable, sloppily made or poorly acted, it’s pretty hard to make one that’s not at least a little bit entertaining and/or engrossing. Really think about it. How often has a will-they-won’t-they plotline completely failed to tickle your interests at least slightly? On how many occasions has that final, long-awaited kiss not managed to resuscitate the inner romantic you stow away, even for a fleeting moment? Indeed, making a rom-com that’s flat-out uninteresting and laborious is a pretty impressive feat. But now and then, such an impressive feat is achieved. Most recently, it was presented in the form of F*ck Love Too, a follow-up to the poorly-received 2019 Dutch comedy F*ck de liefde, directed by Appie Boudellah and Aram van de Rest.
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