LONDON — Being single is great. But movies about being single aren’t always that enjoyable or relatable.
Time and time again, films purporting to tell the singleton’s story actually tell the same old story, over and over again.
Single girl lives it up partying, dates someone she isn’t keen on and then falls in love.
Sometimes there are a few twists and turns to this formula. Take the ‘fixer upper’ movies, for example, where the girl throws out all her booze and stops her bad habits in order to make herself loveable (we’re looking at you Trainwreck). Or the ‘best friend turns into lover’ storyline (we’re looking at you When Harry Met Sally). Read more…