• Unpopular Opinion: Emily In Paris Is Exactly The Escapism I Don't Want Right Now

    9 days ago - By Pop Sugar

    The reviews of Emily in Paris that have been positive have mostly focused on calling the show light, sweet escapism. For me, Netflix's fish-out-of-water comedy is exactly the type of escapism that doesn't make me feel any better - in fact, it frustrates me even more. In 2020, a frothy confection full of "charming" selfish characters doesn't help me escape from the real world. Escapism, to me, is entertainment that offers us a better alternative to the real world, rather than one that just airily puts a gloss on it.
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