Roger Ebert of the Chicago Sun-Times said that “while the surface of his film sparkles with sharp, ironic dialogue, deeper issues are forming. Chasing Amy develops into a film of touching insights. Most romantic comedies place phony obstacles in the way of true love, but Smith knows that at some level there’s nothing funny about being in love: It’s a dead serious business, in which your entire being is at risk.”
And I suppose that’s definitely one way of putting it.
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