A different rom-com and a lighter Eve

The Half of It and Killing Eve.
The Half of It and Killing Eve.PHOTOS: NETFLIX, BBC

As a genre, romantic comedies seem particularly resistant to reinvention, although some flatter to deceive with feints at originality.

There is overwhelming pressure on filmmakers to make neat, happy endings with no romantic ambiguity. But The Half of It, a teenage rom-com, miraculously escapes that gravitational pull.

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