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A trio of delightful lead performances give it passable quality.
More often than not, I found myself wanting to like Monte Carlo more than I actually did. It's not it's a terrible movie, but I found myself underwhelmed, mainly by the screenplay. It's full of charming moments, and some really interesting narratives and characters, but I found it to be a bit uneven, derivative bordering on tedious, and a bit overlong. I certainly don't think it's a one note story, but it still doesn't break any new ground, and even under developed.
Still, the soft spot in me can't help but give this movie a passing grade, if only for the trio of lead performances. I will admit that I am a fan of the works by Selena Gomez, Leighton Meester, and Katie Cassidy, so whoever came up with the idea to put all three of them in a movie together is a genius. The three of them share a terrific, irresistible chemistry that deserves a lot better than the movie they're in, with the best performance of the bunch, I'll say, belonging to miss Meester.
Like I said, I'll give it a passing grade, but if you're looking for a truly great rom-com, this sadly isn't it.
**1/2 out of ****
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