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Rom-com 'No Stranger Than Love' has a hole in its heart

Rom-com 'No Stranger Than Love' has a hole in its heart

Everybody loves Lucy, the perky art teacher played by Alison Brie in “No Stranger Than Love.”

But few will likely embrace the insufferably chirpy, high-concept rom-com that struggles to stretch a mighty shallow premise into a feature-length proposition.

When Lucy confesses to married high school coach Clint (Colin Hanks) that she loves him, he plummets down a giant, dark hole that suddenly materializes in the middle of her house, essentially putting the kibosh on their intended tryst.

While Clint is heard but not seen for the remainder of the film, Lucy traipses around town trying to figure out how to save him, dodging the...

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