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British Romance Double Feature

About a Boy (2002)
A comedy-drama starring Hugh Grant as Will, a rich, child-free and irresponsible Londoner in his thirties who, in search of available women, invents an imaginary son and starts attending single parent meetings. As a result of one of his liaisons, he meets Marcus, an odd 12-year-old boy with problems at school. Gradually, Will and Marcus become friends, and as Will teaches Marcus how to be a cool kid, Marcus helps Will to finally grow up.

Notting Hill (1999)
The life of a simple bookshop owner changes when he meets the most famous film star in the world.

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BATeMAN at 10:59 AM Dec 17

Great Double Feature!

WalkAway at 10:30 AM Dec 21

Update: Loved About a Boy, Hated Notting Hill so I turned it off like 1/4 way into it.

Glinda at 06:18 PM Dec 22

I disliked Notting Hill when I first watched it but got talked into watching it again by my (then) book club, and have adored it since. I really hated the Julia Roberts character first time and now I love her.

About a Boy is fantastic, but I also hated that one first watch and grew to love it.

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