Mel Gibson skeeved us out when he gained selective telepathy, allowing him to hear women's thoughts, in What Women Want. So why is the fantastic Gong Li signing up to star with Andy Lau in a Chinese remake?
Romcoms have a long history of abusing magic. Need to change a misogynist? Give him a curse. Got a protagonist who doesn't appreciate life? Kill her. Here's our list of the worst magic exploitation flicks, in order of awfulness.
You can tell any kind of story using science fictional ideas, from alien invasion to small personal transformations. But somehow, whenever you mix science fiction and romantic comedy, you create a pungent ooze that eats away at the eyeballs of everybody in the audience. What with it being Valentine's Day and all,…