As Barbara Ellen commented in her 'Observer' column, discussing the treatment of Paul McCartney's ex-wife Heather Mills, feminism should be approached like football: pick your side and stick with it. Even if that means defending The Hottie And The Nottie.
Visionary director Tom Putnam injects new life into the stale romantic-comedy genre by introducing a hot girl and her ugly friend, only to pull the rug right out from under us by transposing their roles when you least expect it.
One day aliens will land on Earth offering us answers to the secrets of the Universe. But, because of films like The Hottie & the Nottie they will deem us unworthy and return to the Heavens once more in their carbon-free interstellar cruisers.