Honest rom-com - Something Borrowed (M)

FOR a romantic comedy, this adaptation of Emily Giffin’s novel Something Borrowed isn’t all that funny. It involves a lot of angst. 

Rachel (Goodwin) and Darcy (Hudson) have been friends forever, although you may wonder why they maintained that connection. Rachel has become a lawyer, Darcy is out for the good times.

When Rachel was at law school, she connected with Dex (Egglesfield); they were best friends, soul mates and potentially something more. And then she introduced Dex to Darcy, who is a girl who goes after what she wants. 

Some years later, on the evening of Rachel’s 30th birthday celebration and two months before Darcy’s wedding to Dex, Rachel confides to Dex that she actually had a crush on him while they were in law school. This leads to a predictable destination. 

It’s the morning after that reality sets in. Both have betrayed their relationship with Darcy and how this situation is