Excerpt: Make fun of rom-coms all you want, but your film is as standard as they come; specifically, you’re a Metaphysically Impossible premise with two extra ingredients, a love triangle and a wedding. In other words, Isn’t It Romantic is 13 Going on 30 with a dash of My Best Friend’s Wedding and Bridget Jones’s Diary.
Excerpt: Strauss-Schulson creates an amusing, candy-colored hell, but his pacing seems a little off. The “spontaneous” musical numbers start out funny but run out of gas quickly. Thankfully, Wilson proves that she has more to offer than ribald wisecracks.