Watch Aziz Ansari Buy Plan B in the Master of None Trailer

Given the heavy relationship content in his last standup special and the success of Modern Romance, it would seem that Aziz Ansari is positioning himself as a romantic sage of sorts. But the trailer for his upcoming Netflix series, Master of None, depicts him as just another awkward fool (named Dev) who’s clumsily… »10/23/15 11:10am10/23/15 11:10am


Director Cary Fukunaga Totally Down to Helm a Rom-Com or a Porno

Beasts of No Nation director Cary Joji Fukunaga boasts a diverse repertoire, from the inaugural season of crime drama True Detective, to the 2011 adaptation of Jane Eyre, and now Beasts, which chronicles the experiences of child soldiers in West Africa. And don’t you think for one minute that he’s stopping there! »10/21/15 10:15pm10/21/15 10:15pm

Amy Schumer's Trainwreck Can't Help Falling In Love With Itself

A comedic godsend, at least in the eyes of those who worship her, Amy Schumer is a current cultural beacon, and in many ways, a void-filler. So it’s fitting that her first major film is a rom-com. The hardest-to-reinvent Romantic Comedy—two words that instantly yield lowered expectations—seems at once in need of… »7/17/15 11:35am7/17/15 11:35am

11 Conversations You Have After a Teenager Takes Over Your Tinder

A few weeks ago, I lent my smartphone to my nineteen-year-old cousin while I was getting my hair cut. I thought she would use it to download Candy Crush or play Words With Friends, but when she handed the phone back to me, she smirked and pointed to the Tinder icon. And then I heard the "bzzzz" of an incoming message. »12/07/14 9:15pm12/07/14 9:15pm

Facebook Has Deconstructed All the Fun Out of the RomCom

The RomCom is having enough time remaining culturally relevant without being stripped down to its bare, blocking-mechanism bones by our crippling reliance on social media to provide us with cheat sheets on prospective love interests. A Case of You, your soon-to-be OnDemand pick of the weekend, dispenses with clever… »10/05/13 4:00pm10/05/13 4:00pm