“Emily in Paris,” a brand new sequence on Netflix, has provoked skeptical responses from actual Parisians who’re completely happy to level out the ample clichés in its story of a younger American (performed by Lily Collins) who takes a last-minute switch to a advertising company in Paris.
Some pretty apparent tradition conflict moments ensue, together with equally implausible storylines the place Emily’s extraordinarily fundamental concepts about social media are handled as controversial and groundbreaking by her employer.
And but, as we talk about on the most recent episode of the Original Content podcast, we really discovered the present pleasant — or on the very least, extremely watchable.
Sure, the present’s Paris is a fantasy, nevertheless it’s a fantasy that we’re completely happy to go to, notably now. Sure, a lot of the present’s characters are mainly cartoons, however they’re entertaining and enjoyable cartoons. And on the finish of the day, we’re all suckers for a slick, escapist romantic comedy, which is strictly what “Emily in Paris” delivers.
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And in the event you’d prefer to skip forward, right here’s how the episode breaks down:
0:31 “Emily in Paris” overview
30:43 “Emily in Paris” spoiler dialogue