Flawed? Yes. Corny and silly? Openly. Romantic, to some. Unrealistic to others.
It’s all about how women view themselves because of how society sees them and says they should be.
In this instance, Dr. Abby Barnes (Janeane Garofalo), a veterinarian and talk show host is so insecure she doesn’t feel this good-looking guy Ben Chaplin will give her a chance. So she uses Uma Thurman as her stunning substitute and they Cyrano de Bergerac him. She should have given him the option instead of lying to him.
If it was meant to be and all that…Cosmetics Saleslady: We also have this new face cream which neutralizes the free radicals that attack the skin. Let me ask you: what’s your skin regime?
Dr. Abby Barnes: My regime? The regime from which the radicals are trying to get free? Are we selling face cream or staging a coup?