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Unfortunately, that's just the case with Down to You. Freddie Prinze Jr. and Julia Stiles play the two romantic leads, college students who fall in love with each other - and eventually break up. (Like the audience would never see that coming.) Later, also predictably, Prinze decides he wants her back.
As I said, Prinze's father (Henry Winkler), a TV chef, and his mother, a deejay, provide the only amusement in this movie. Prinze and Stiles' relationship certainly isn't fascinating; they have no chemistry. I constantly knew what these two characters were going to say and do long before they said it.
And I got awfully tired of watching Prinze's slow grin spread across his face. (Apparently, he is capable of only one facial expression.) I think he's trying to look like he's in love. He looks like an idiot.
At any rate, Down to You is a boring, blatant, ridiculous romantic comedy that fails to be either romantic or comedic. I've seen funnier and more romantic scenes in TV commercials.
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