Oh, Kate Hudson. Another year, another awful, misogynistic romantic comedy to your résumé. This year's is Something Borrowed, a movie about two best friends who deeply hate each other fighting over the same boring box of hair with super hot abs. I saw the movie (the whole thing -- I am that brave) and it was every bit as awful and clichéd as I expected it to be, but there were also some especially horrible tidbits I didn't even anticipate! Here they are, if you can handle it.
The Dude abides, Jane Eyre pines and Ginnifer Goodwin borrows her best friend's fiance in this week's batch of DVD releases.
It looks like Hilary Swank is setting herself up for another box-office disappointment. The Oscar winner has acquired the rights to produce and possibly star in an adaptation of Emily Griffin's 2005 novel "Something Borrowed." The book tells the story of a Manhattan attorney who gets involved with her best friend's fiancé after her 30th birthday. The problem here is that the character Swank will likely play, that of Rachel the Manhattan lawyer, is a good-looking girl. When Swank just puts on a dress for a movie, it generally doesn't do very well. (See: P.S. I Love You, Freedom Writers.)