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Love Actually's Problematic Relationships: A Definitive Ranking

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To paraphrase Creepy Mark with the Signs, it’s Christmas, and at Christmas you tell the truth - so what could be more festive than picking ethical holes in the tangled web of relationships that make up Richard Curtis’s 2003 ensemble rom-com, Love Actually? In honour of your annual yuletide re-watching, we've ranked the film's pairings - the ones that work, the ones that don't, the platonic ones and the ones that might have been - based on how problematic, ill-conceived and just downright throw-Kettle-Chips-at-your-telly frustrating they are, starting with the most heart-warming and going downhill from there. Scrouge, us? Never...

Love Actually: the ranking

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