Modern romantic comedies typically fall into one of two traps: either they degenerate into teen/Gen-X pap dominated by boy band music a la Summer Catch, or they are designed to play to jaded, middle-aged women a la The Love Letter.

Two Ninas happily takes a middle ground, presenting a thoughtful story without a lot of raunch, without a saccharine, everything-coming-up-roses sentimentality, and without that obnoxious soundtrack. Sure, it's no Kicking and Screaming (though Cara Buono, who appeared in that film, has a little gag in Two Ninas about how she likes that movie), but it's a solid and remarkably enjoyable comic diversion that deserves a bigger audience than it will ultimately get.

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