The horrifying rumor is that Jennifer Lopez will star in an Overboard remake. She's no Goldie Hawn, though, as my sister says, Matthew McConaughey is inevitable for the Kurt Russell role. Let's look back at the flawed but addictive original.
Romantic Comedy is the hardest of all genres to get right, which is why there are so many duff ones around. The Western concept of romance is already shaped by a century of movies and weighted by cliché and delusion: