meet-cute


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meet-cute

 (mēt′kyo͞ot′)
n.
A plot contrivance by which two protagonists in a romantic comedy first meet under unexpected and often comically adverse circumstances.
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However, the exercise of showcasing Pakistan's diversity through its many wedding traditions is just that an aesthetic, exhibitionist sensory overload of excess that does little to drive plot, character or motif development beyond providing a venue for the meet-cute. There are also moments it veers hazardously close to Tarang ad territory.
Initially, the show feels like a romantic comedy in the meet-cute, fall-in-love tradition, says Heath Saunders, who plays Harry.
She tried to create a meet-cute by buying a lighter so she could offer him a light when she passed by but to no success.
If it sounds like a meet-cute waiting to happen, you're in luck.
Sporty goes sweet when high-tech textures meet-cute with big blooms and romantic ruffles.
At first, Sarah Carlson's All the Walls of Belfast comes across as a solid variation of a meet-cute young adult romance, but Carlson's story has even more going for it.
Finding true love in a meet-cute, kissing in the rain, celebrating your happily-ever-after with a perfectly choreographed production number -- all these tropes receive sharp pokes in the rib.
The book opens with a meet-cute worthy of a Meg Ryan movie--Attila, a Ghanaian psychiatrist, and Jean, an American scientist, collide on Waterloo Bridge, distracted by a fox named Light Bright, whose behaviors Jean is tasked with observing as part of a study on urban foxes.
The two seem destined for each other, until they miss their first chance for connection after an epic meet-cute at the post office.
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The Guardian's Peter Bradshaw gave a glowing reception to to the film as "fun-fuelled entertainment", which he described as a "glorious origin myth meet-cute to set up one of cinema's greatest bromances: the stoic wookiee Chewbacca and the insolently handsome freebooting rebel pilot Han Solo."
Cutting between this sequence and Millie and Obie's screwball meet-cute over handcuffs is jarring at best.