Love Hate

On Hating ‘Love Actually’

The beloved holiday film represents everything bad about England

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II would like to say that I hate Love Actually, but the truth is that no word I possess — hate, contempt, loathing, disgust — can properly capture my rejection of this film. It’s like the onset of food poisoning: The mention of the film or the sight of the DVD on…