Love Wedding Repeat review – laboured Netflix romcom farce

Published on Apr 10, 2020

A low-budget and lowbrow comedy repeats events at a wedding with slight differences but can’t turn an intriguing set-up into something worthwhile

In Netflix’s dogged effort to bring back and maintain the romantic comedy, one can certainly critique the quality of its output, but it’s hard to fault the platform’s commitment to the cause, providing a near-constant stream of meet-cutes that have still yet to return to the big screen. The genre’s continued absence elsewhere has meant that some of the streamer’s lesser efforts have garnered celebratory reviews that seem less focused on the details of the film in question and more on its very existence but with their latest, the British-Italian farce Love Wedding Repeat, it’s hard to imagine even the thirstiest romcom lover praising its subdued online launch.

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Author: Benjamin Lee