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Romantic Comedy

Ryan Gosling, Channing Tatum, Zac Efron And More: 20 Favorite Romantic Comedy Actors Under 40 (PHOTOS)

Moviefone | Posted 02.29.2012 | Women

What do women want? A guy who's funny, sweet, thoughtful and who will wow them with a big romantic gesture after the inevitable third-act misunderstan...

ReThink Review: This Means War -- Why the Romcom Is Dying

Jonathan Kim | Posted 04.24.2012 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

As technology advances and our knowledge accumulates, some ideas just don't make as much sense as they used to and are relegated to novelties or objects of nostalgia. I think it might be time to add the standard romantic comedy to this list of obsolete institutions.

This Means War Entertains on All Fronts

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 04.21.2012 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

This Means War is a movie that exceeds expectations. You might think it will just be a run of the mill rom-com but it is more than that, primarily because of the charm of the cast.

Even After Midnight In Paris, I Prefer Woody Allen's Early Work

John Farr | Posted 05.31.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

Great artists of all types and stripes confront the same challenge: once they've created something truly brilliant, how do they ever equal it, much less surpass it?

Crazy, Stupid, Love -- More Important Than the Title Might Suggest

Roger Wolfson | Posted 09.29.2011 | Entertainment
Roger Wolfson

Spending almost two hours in the dark with Steve Carell, Julianne Moore, Ryan Gosling, and Emma Stone is really so much fun that you're to be forgiven if you don't realize, by the time you walk out, that you've just seen a very important film.

A Proposal for the Ages

Joe Cristalli | Posted 08.30.2011 | Comedy
Joe Cristalli

I recently got engaged. It was a special and intimate moment that deserves privacy. I'm not going to exploit my newfound engagement just to get some cheap laughs from a couple randos who don't care about me or my fiancée, Jessica.

Matthew Broderick Returns To Broadway

AP | Posted 08.16.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK -- Matthew Broderick is returning to Broadway in a musical next spring built around George and Ira Gershwin's songs. Producers said Thursday...

Bridesmaids Delivers Laughs, but What About Likes?

Annie Stamell | Posted 07.17.2011 | Entertainment
Annie Stamell

I want to see a female character in a movie who is hilarious and odd but also smart as a whip and super successful; someone we can laugh at but also aspire to be -- someone we genuinely like.

Romantic Comedies Are Dying Because Romance Is Dead

Emily Bracken | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Emily Bracken

These days, bravado in men on screen plays chauvinistic and strength boorish, where for women, good sense is written as shrewish and vulnerability weak.

Mighty Movie Podcast: Sebastian Gutierrez on Electra Luxx

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Should a movie about a pregnant porn star fleeing her past and questioning her future be this much fun?

Watson, Come Here, We Need You

Dr. Philip Neches | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Dr. Philip Neches

A machine named Watson became the new Jeopardy champion on national television last night. What should we make of it?

Rethink Review: Just Go With It -- It's a Trap!

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

This ad campaign is designed to trick guys into volunteering to see what is not only a romcom, but a truly horrific one that people of any gender should avoid.

13 Cheesiest Lines From Romantic Comedies

The Huffington Post | Pat Hroncich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Romantic Comedies are the great equalizer in relationships. With equal parts romance and comedy, these films should appease both members of a relation...

ReThink Review: No Strings Attached -- Is the Romantic Comedy Dead?

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Does No Strings Attached manage to rise above the morass? Or is it further proof that the romantic comedy is a genre that should be put out of its misery?

The Cinefantastique Review: Tangled

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

For their 50th animated feature film, Walt Disney Pictures presents Tangled -- a CGI modernization of the Brothers Grimm fairy tale "Rapunzel." Is thi...

A Very Accurate Comic

Nikole Beckwith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Nikole Beckwith

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Mighty Movie Podcast: A Chat with Ben Lyons

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

So how about a little break from the filmmaker interviews? Yellow Tail -- the wine people -- have started up a new website that recruits film critics ...

Bibliography: A True Confession

Joe Woodward | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Joe Woodward

I have a book festish for the back matter of biographies and histories. I toggle between "selected" and "annotated," and back again. I even test the dreaded "further reading," but it just seemed too pushy.

Real-Life Romantic Comedies

Jilly Gagnon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jilly Gagnon

Sometimes it takes almost losing the person you love to realize that you can't live without her. Sometimes, though, admitting to cheating on a business trip is the end of the discussion.

The Chronic Rift: Fall 2010 Sci-Fi, Horror, & Fantasy Film Preview -- Part II

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

If Tron: Legacy, Harry Potter, and The Illusionist don't give you the tingles, hang on kid, cause that's just the smallest fraction of what's coming up in November and December.

Chick-Lit Author Takes On Critic Who Passes Herself Off As A Man

The Guardian | Michelle Gorman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Hello, my name is Michele and I'm proud to be a chick-lit author. I write the kind of novel that gets spattered with margarita and suncream rather tha...

Nora Ephron Almost Read My Book

Honey Seltzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Honey Seltzer

Of all the twenty copies of my novel that I had purchased from my 'self publishing company,' I had unknowingly sent Nora Ephron the one book the publishers had misprinted. I was mortified.

CFQ Post-Mortem: The Sorcerer's Apprentice; More on Inception

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

In the latest weekly installment of CFQ's Post-Mortem Podcast, further in-depth insights on Inception and a look at the big-budget disappointment, The Sorcerer's Apprentice.

CFQ Post-Mortem: Despicable Me; More on Predators

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

In CFQ's Post-Mortem Podcast (or should that be Podcast Post-Mortem?), Dan Persons, Lawrence French, and Steve Biodrowski offer a free-form follow-up to the regular Cinefantastique Podcast.

Knight and Day May Be the One

Michelle Castillo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michelle Castillo

In Knight and Day, director James Mangold takes actors Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz back to that heyday of basic popcorn blockbuster fun.