the kind of fast-paced, easily-digestible, throwaway action comedies that Hollywood liked to release in the late 90s/early 2000s. helps that James Mangold is in the director's chair.
"She's the real star of the picture!"
still incredibly potent in its depiction of love, the film industry, and the way those two can conflict.
but that's mostly under the surface.
on the surface, everything works just as well, with wonderful cast chemistry, excellent direction, and superb musical numbers which cement its place as one of the finest musicals ever produced for the screen.