metro times: 'The Lucky One' a standard-issue Nicholas Sparks romance
The Lucky One
Opens today at Rave, Quality 16, Brighton
Review by Corey Hall of the Metro Times
When you strap on the feedbag at your local faux Italian dining big box, you're not paying for authenticity but for ample portions of warm, sloppy comfort, unfettered by the complexity of real pancetta or imported pecorino Romano cheese. The same thing applies when you take your seat for the seventh cinematic adaptation from the catalog of beach-read champ Nicholas Sparks; you get a big serving of buttery sentimentality, splashed with drops of romance and thrift store spirituality.
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