Posts Tagged ‘The Wedding Crashers’
The Ugly Truth starring Katherine Heigl and Gerard Butler debuted on July 24, 2009. Like any other film, the usual slew of reviews appeared; according to RottenTomatoes.com only 15% of critics recommended the film. While reading many of the reviews yields the impression that the film is a sign of the death of the romantic comedy, there is an even more interesting trend that becomes clear regarding the course language used in the film. Quite a number of critics complained of the film’s vulgarity not because it was more offensive than the average film, but because it was so unexpected in a romantic comedy aimed mainly at women.
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