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The Romantics (2010) 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… 2010-09-10 PG-13 PT95M Josh Duhamel Katie Holmes Malin Akerman Anna Paquin
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The Romantics (2010)

MPAA Rating: PG-13

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The Romantics | YOUNG OLD LOVERS Josh Duhamel and Katie Holmes in The Romantics
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YOUNG OLD LOVERS Josh Duhamel and Katie Holmes in The Romantics
EW's GRADE
C-

Details Limited Release: Sep 10, 2010; Rated: PG-13; Length: 95 Minutes; With: Josh Duhamel and Katie Holmes

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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Originally posted Sep 08, 2010 Published in issue #1120-1121 Sep 17, 2010 Order article reprints