The Ugly Truth: Truly Embracing Chick-Flickdom (Blog)

Category: The Ugly Truth News | Posted by: DaisyMay
Article Date: March 25, 2009 | Publication: MovieGoods Blog | Author: Staff
Publication/Article Link:MovieGoods.Blog

We have to admire a movie that isn’t afraid to embrace its status as an obvious chick flick. Notice where Katherine Heigl is holding that paper heart, and notice where Gerard Butler is holding his. The big black line between them is a rather obvious visual metaphor for differences between men and women. And we know there’s going to be a happy ending. The movie may be a formulaic romantic comedy, but at least it admits it in the marketing.