Doing rom-com after rom-com destroyed Katherine Heigl’s motor skills.
4 Things Movies Always Get Wrong About Awkward People

#4. Awkward Doesn’t Mean Clumsy
If you’re a Hollywood screenwriter and you want to demonstrate to the audience that your character is socially awkward, your job is simple: Just take a beautiful woman and have her trip!
That’s all. The characters are all intelligent and attractive and capable and good at their jobs (which Hollywood displays by putting the woman in a pantsuit at some point), but they’re also awkward, and nothing says awkward quite like tripping on a dress (or on 27 dresses, as the case may be).

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Doing rom-com after rom-com destroyed Katherine Heigl’s motor skills.

4 Things Movies Always Get Wrong About Awkward People

#4. Awkward Doesn’t Mean Clumsy

If you’re a Hollywood screenwriter and you want to demonstrate to the audience that your character is socially awkward, your job is simple: Just take a beautiful woman and have her trip!

That’s all. The characters are all intelligent and attractive and capable and good at their jobs (which Hollywood displays by putting the woman in a pantsuit at some point), but they’re also awkward, and nothing says awkward quite like tripping on a dress (or on 27 dresses, as the case may be).

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