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Romantic Comedies

Your Biggest Story Doesn't Have to be a Love Story

Alexis Jane Torre | Posted 10.05.2014 | College
Alexis Jane Torre

A couple nights ago, I was looking for something to watch on TV, and I stumbled on 27 Dresses. A movie that I remember really enjoying when I first watched it. But, as I re-watched it, I found it myself basically cringing at half of the scenes.

Matthew Jacobs

For His Latest Spell, Harry Potter Saves The Romantic Comedy

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 07.31.2014 | Entertainment

If a single year's romantic comedies were used to gauge the genre's welfare, 2014 would fail. There haven't been many to begin with, and the latest to...

9 Things That Happen In Rom-Coms That Never Happen In Real Life

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 05.27.2014 | Divorce

Have crazy high expectations for what the beginning stages of a relationship should look like? You can blame rom-coms for that. Below, nine things ...

21 Summer Romantic Comedies To Stream Right Now

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 05.24.2014 | Entertainment

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Can Repeat Rom-Com Couples Find Love Again And Again?

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 05.22.2014 | Entertainment

Sometimes Hollywood romance strikes twice -- or three, four and five times. Serial romantic-comedy couples can tell you that more than anyone else. Fo...

In Defense Of 'Pretty Woman'

Matthew Jacobs | Posted 04.20.2014 | Entertainment
Matthew Jacobs

"Pretty Woman" was recently omitted from a list of the greatest modern romantic comedies. Why has the Julia Roberts vehicle come under such fire?

12 Reviews of 'Endless Love' That Make Me Concerned About My Garbage Man Screenplay 'Piece of Garbage'

Chris Kelly | Posted 04.15.2014 | Comedy
Chris Kelly

New York Post " ... endlessly lame ..." San Francisco Chronicle "... too much endless and not enough love ..." Boston Globe "... Zefferelli's vers...

14 Rom-Coms That Pair Perfectly With Boxed Wine

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 02.10.2014 | Entertainment

Valentine's Day is rapidly approaching and that means you're likely in the mood for love (or at least boxed wine and a good movie). In preparation for...

Ari and Emma: When Harry Met Sally Outtakes (VIDEO)

Emma Tattenbaum-Fine | Posted 02.25.2014 | Comedy
Emma Tattenbaum-Fine

This couple did not make the cut. An elderly Eastern European couple tell their sad and cryptic tale of love at first sight in the Old Country. The producer interviewing them tries to keep it light and romantic... against all odds.

8 Life Lessons From Romantic Comedies

Brian Penny | Posted 04.10.2014 | Comedy
Brian Penny

If you want to impress a chick, you need to share some interests. It's all well and good to find a broad who's into sports, Star Wars and video games,...

ReThink Review: About Time -- How to Make Time Travel Boring

Jonathan Kim | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

About Time is a romantic comedy -- a genre I feel is fading in quality and relevance as repetition, the modern realities of relationships, and the myth of couples living "happily ever after" have exposed the shallowness of the genre's clichés.

The Absolute Worst Rom-Com Cliche

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 11.07.2013 | Comedy

"SNL's" Kate McKinnon stars alongside Zachary Levi in "Falling for You," a movie trailer that takes the worst, laziest trope found in romantic comedie...

12 Romantic Comedies That Are Better Than The Book

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 10.29.2013 | Entertainment

The book is always better than the movie, right? It came first. You imagined it all in your head. How can a two-hour cinematic experience possibly liv...

Hit and Myth: Enough Said

Laura Shamas, Ph.D. | Posted 11.23.2013 | Entertainment
Laura Shamas, Ph.D.

Enough Said cleverly depicts the slippery slope of how a divorced masseuse named Eva (played by Julia Louis-Dreyfus) allows her new romance with Albert, a television archivist (James Gandolfini), to be tarnished by his ex-wife's post-divorce perspectives.

5 Reasons Every Woman Should Have A Male Friend

Jessica Ciencin Henriquez | Posted 11.09.2013 | Women
Jessica Ciencin Henriquez

There is no doubt that female friendships hold hefty value in my life, but friendships with women exhaust me in a way that male friendships never have. They simply offer different things.

The Best Romantic Comedies

Jennifer Armstrong | Posted 11.03.2013 | Entertainment
Jennifer Armstrong

If romantic comedies were once cool enough for even Dave Chappelle, what the hell has happened? Well, a zillion theories have been batted about, including my own thoughts about how confusing modern romance can be.

Epic Hollywood Love Stories Played Out On Tinder

The Huffington Post | Liat Kornowski | Posted 08.28.2013 | Celebrity

Some of Hollywood's most swoon-worthy love stories were made possible because the characters got to actually spend time with each other face to face. ...

7 Date Ideas Inspired By Great RomComs

Posted 08.14.2013 | Weddings

By Allie Churchill for YourTango.com What's better than a date night at the movies? Try a date night inspired by some of the hottest romantic block...

Christopher Rosen

Saving The Rom-Com

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 03.16.2014 | Entertainment

"I Give It A Year"; or, to save romantic comedies, we must first destroy romantic comedies. Released in the United Kingdom in February and arriving...

5 Reasons Why Rom-Coms Have Gone Downhill

Emma Gray | Posted 07.21.2013 | Women
Emma Gray

Until studios figure out how to make a good rom-com, I'll be sticking to the ones I grew up watching. Pass the popcorn and the Nora Ephron, please.

Why Your Rom-Com Addiction Is Totally Fine

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 04.15.2013 | Women

Turns out, watching "Pretty Woman" over and over again won't make you believe that a rich man will fall in love with you over a weekend, show up outsi...

Every Romantic Comedy Ever

Posted 04.11.2013 | Comedy

The same thing happens in every damn movie. Via Pleated Jeans...

Is Telling Your Friends to Ask for More Money the New 'You're Too Good for that Guy'?

The Levo League | Posted 04.30.2013 | Women
The Levo League

As women have become more ambitious over the years, it seems that the weekly Sunday brunch is as much about gossiping about men as it is about our careers. How late were you at the office this week? Who are you networking with? What job are you applying for?

14 Awful Valentine's Day Movies

The Huffington Post | Treye Green | Posted 02.14.2013 | Entertainment

If you're planning on spending Valentine's Day with a sweet romantic comedy, there are a few movies you may want to avoid. With bloated story line...

The Top 10 Romantic Comedies Of All Time

The Huffington Post | Treye Green | Posted 02.12.2013 | Entertainment

There's nothing like a romantic comedy to keep you hopeful that love -- usually through ridiculously dramatic circumstances -- will find you one day. ...