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The 'Bridget Jones's Baby' Novel Proves Rom-Com Franchises Are A Mistake

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 10.21.2016 | Home

You can be highbrow. You can be lowbrow. But can you ever just be brow? Welcome to Middlebrow, a weekly examination of pop culture. “Bridget Jones...

The End Of 'Bridget Jones's Baby' Sets Up The Potential For A Fourth Installment

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 10.21.2016 | Home

Even if it feels like every studio movie garners a sequel nowadays, it’s rare to see a female-fronted trilogy. Except for “The Hunger Games,” no...

'Bridget Jones's Baby' Brings The Rom-Com Back To Life

The Huffington Post | Leigh Blickley | Posted 09.15.2016 | Home

🎶I’m ready for this, there’s no denying🎶 That lyric ― from Jess Glynne’s song “Hold My Hand” ― has been appropriately featured in ...

Renee Zellweger Hasn't Ruled Out A Same-Sex 'Bridget Jones' Romance

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 09.08.2016 | Home

Renee Zellweger reprises her iconic role in “Bridget Jones’s Baby,” the third installment of the smash rom-com series which finds her character ...

Renée Zellweger Doesn't Get The Frenzy Over 'Bridget Jones' Weight

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 06.06.2016 | Home

In 2001, Renée Zellweger blessed the world with her hilarious portrayal of the title character in "Bridget Jones's Diary." But rather than her acting...

Renée Zellweger Is Funnier Than Ever In 'Bridget Jones's Baby' Trailer

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 03.24.2016 | Home

Bridget Jones is back and she's got some exciting baby news! In the new trailer for "Bridget Jones's Baby," Renée Zellweger reprises her role as ever...

3 Times Women's Fiction Adaptations Were Better Than the Books

Alisa Valdes | Posted 03.16.2016 | Home
Alisa Valdes

If you're an author with aspirations of seeing your work adapted for film or TV, people love to look at you like you're a sad puppy. "Oh, but movies are never as good as the book," they say. But is that really true? Happily, no.

Renée Zellweger Calls Coming Back To 'Bridget Jones' 'A Nice Reunion'

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 10.19.2015 | Home

The last time we saw Bridget Jones, she was engaged to Mr. Darcy, bonded with Thai prisoners over Madonna's "Like a Virgin" and rebuffed the advances ...

13 Bookish Movies Now Streaming on Netflix

Off The Shelf | Posted 09.19.2016 | Home
Off The Shelf

As book lovers, we tend to be skeptical about film adaptations, but we are fans of both the thirteen books on this list and their cinematic counterparts. Read the book, then stream the movie. Netflix is a marvelous thing.

'Bridget Jones's Baby' Is Happening, With Renée Zellweger Reprising Her Beloved Role

The Huffington Post | Leigh Blickley | Posted 09.11.2015 | Home

Get ready! Bridget Jones is back for round three, and she's diving into motherhood. Reps for Universal Pictures confirmed to People that "Bridget Jon...

ICYMI: The Rise Of Trigger Warnings And What An Empty Inbox Says About Your Personality

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 10.24.2015 | Home

ICYMI Health features what we're reading this week. This week, we read everything we could get our hands on about human behavior, including an ess...

4 Controversial Movie Castings That Ultimately Resulted in Triumph

Dennis Earl | Posted 06.20.2015 | Home
Dennis Earl

In some cases, when the finished films were released, curiously, a lot of the criticism for those same "miscast" actors was replaced with effusive praise.

Hugh Grant Drops Out Of 'Bridget Jones 3'

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 10.10.2014 | Home

The third installment of "Bridget Jones" will not include Hugh Grant after all, this according to Hugh Grant. The actor, who starred in the first two ...

52 Books in 52 Weeks, Week 45: It's a Mad, Mad, Mad World

Catherine McKenzie | Posted 01.23.2014 | Home
Catherine McKenzie

You see, despite the kids and responsibilities, not much has changed in Bridget's world. Well, okay, some things have changed. There's Twitter now, and Bridget's often hilarious foray into that social media platform is vintage Fielding.

'Bridget Jones' Author Says She's Found The Secret To Online Dating

Posted 11.04.2013 | Home

Helen Fielding is responsible for creating one of the most beloved and bumbling romantic characters of all time, but she says that the secret to getti...

Movie Review: About Time

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.31.2013 | Home
Marshall Fine

I heard a lot of critics sniff at the inclusion of Richard Curtis' About Time in this year's New York Film Festival. The same cadre, no doubt, uses Curtis' Love, Actually as an example of what's wrong with romantic comedy.

BRIDGET JONES: Buy One Diary, Get Someone Else's FREE

Dan Zevin | Posted 10.28.2013 | Home
Dan Zevin

After 14 years, a new installment of Helen Fielding's Bridget Jones series is out this month, with a surprise twist: some copies mistakenly included passages from another book released the same day -- a memoir by 73-year-old British actor Sir David Jason.

Young Adult, New Adult... Mid-Adult?

S.L. Scott | Posted 10.01.2013 | Home
S.L. Scott

Mid-Adult contains characters that range from the ages of 35 to late 40s. Yes, some might call that middle age, but I prefer Mid-Adult. Middle age sounds more dated and older than these characters, which tend to be vibrant and worldly.

PHOTO: New 'Bridget Jones' Cover Revealed

Posted 07.24.2013 | Home

The cover for the new Bridget Jones book, Mad About The Boy, was released today by publisher Knopf following a Facebook campaign. The first book, writ...

Renee Zellweger Is As Cute As A Bunny!

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 04.25.2013 | Home

There isn't a role that Renée Zellweger can't play. Whether she's cast as a hardworking mother in "Jerry Maguire" or a clumsy and lovable singleton i...

Release Date For New Bridget Jones Book

Posted 02.05.2013 | Home

The new Bridget Jones book will be out in November, according to its American publisher AA Knopf. Publishers Weekly reports that the first two boo...

FACE IT: A Role Model Is What? Who?

Michele Willens | Posted 01.30.2013 | Home
Michele Willens

So what exactly is a role model? Is it someone we relate to, someone we aspire to be, someone we just greatly admire?

Who Should Play Bridget Jones v. 2.0?

Posted 11.13.2012 | Home

Renée Zellweger famously gained 20 pounds and a British accent to play the plum role of Bridget Jones in the movie adaptations of the successful Hele...

What Will Happen To 'Bridget Jones 3'?

Posted 04.04.2012 | Home

It's doubtful that you're champing at the bit to see another chapter in the story of Bridget Jones, but that hasn't stopped Working Title from forging...

Why Being Single Is Like Bra Shopping

Brooke Carey | Posted 03.11.2012 | Home
Brooke Carey

It's like being a proud B-cup and finding only push-ups when you go bra shopping. If you have small breasts, you must want bigger ones; if you don't have a man, you must want one.