Conclusion: Serendipity belongs in the chick flick hall of fame. It’s sweet and wonderful and makes a Grinch like me believe in fate and true love. To those of you who will say that the plot is contrived I say you’re heart must have shriveled up and died already.
Conclusion: 'Serendipity' is one of the rare chick-flicks that everyone seems to love – guys, girls, even the haters of the genre. It's charming, natural, honest, funny and entertaining while still giving off plenty of sappy romantic content.
Excerpt: It’s always snowing in New York. No summer, no spring, no warmer climbs spanning the breadth between. Its always winter in New York. Serendipity stars John Cusack as Johnathon Trager and Kate Beckinsale as Sarah, to perennially involved people whose stars cross one night in a twist of fate.
Summary: A romantic bauble set in an impossibly glamorous New York City that seems even more like a fantasyland in the current context, "Serendipity" will serve as an excellent gauge of any viewer's tolerance level for schmaltzy contrivance and manipulation.
Excerpt: “”Serendipity,”” which stars John Cusack and “”Pearl Harbor””‘s Kate Beckinsale as star-crossed lovers chained to the whims of fate, exists solely in the saccharine-sweet fabrication of Manhattan reserved for romantic films like “”An Affair to Remember,”” “”Breakfast at Tiffany’s,”” or even “”When...