There’s an old axiom that all storytelling boils down to this basic sentence: “Someone wants something very badly and is having a hard time getting it.” The forces that keep our hero from that goal are usually external, but the otherwise pedestrian romantic comedy Something Borrowed
actually tries the more difficult task of keeping the main couple apart because of their own internal issues.
The movie stars Ginnifer Goodwin as Rachel, a 30-year-old lawyer always able to put aside what she wants for the betterment of her BFF since childhood, Darcy (Kate Hudson) -- a sexy extrovert (sextrovert?) who never met a party or a drink she didn’t like. Darcy is...