Summary: Egglesfield’s acting is as stiff as the collars of his pressed shirts. Hudson goes through the motions with a role so unlikable you would be tempted more to beat her than bed her. Goodwin’s charisma carries a character which is basically self absorbed and neurotically passive-aggressive.
Conclusion: Something Borrowed is a film I feel I could have easily written (if I were an author or a screen-writer). It’s not terribly inventive but it was absolutely enjoyable. I won’t be surprised if I come across other reviews knocking this film.
Conclusion: 'Something Borrowed' is a derivative, pedestrian, and simply uninteresting romantic comedy. The cast is decent, but even they can't elevate the poor script and direction. The video transfer is good, and the audio is solid but supplements are rather pointless and offer little value.
Summary: "Something Borrowed" tries to take you to the place where the hot guy might leave his hot fiancee for the nice girl. Unfortunately, it trips all over itself in the process. It's like Junior High but with 30-year-olds.
Excerpt: I'll give this much to Something Borrowed : instead of adopting standard rom-com protocol of surrounding a lead female with gaggle of bland well-meaning friends, it dares to probe a bit into the destructive and complicated nature of actual female friendship.
Excerpt: "Something Borrowed" is a romantic comedy, thus immediately placing its contents outside the border of reality. That whimsy established, this movie is still a total crock. Even by the low standards set by the occasionally nauseating genre, the feature doesn't play fair, electing to strip a complex...
Excerpt: Sometimes when good people pursue their own happiness together, the happiness of another person is collateral damage. This third person doesn’t have to be a monster in order for the good people to remain good.