Rom-Coms Are Sort of Realizing That the ‘Best Friend’ Isn’t Just a…

After decades of inevitable nuptials and the female leads who are too beautiful and romantical to screw up their climactic hitching, romantic comedies are beginning to relegate their brides to the background while the best friend in all of his or her drunken, self-destructive splendor, takes center-stage and falls… » 6/01/12 10:50am 6/01/12 10:50am

Please Explain How The Ugly Truth Is Good For Women

Few have tried to defend today's romantic comedies, maybe because in that category, money does most of the talking. Still, here is producer Lynda Obst striking out on their behalf — and, apparently, against New York Times critic Manohla Dargis. » 4/05/10 11:00am 4/05/10 11:00am

"It Was My Pride That Kept My Cheeks Dry": A Dude Learns Lessons From…

We do a lot of (deserved) shit-talking about romantic comedies. But if anything can melt our cynical hearts, it is an earnest young Oklahoman man watching 30 "chick flicks" in 30 days — whose favorite was Bright Star. » 2/19/10 2:00pm 2/19/10 2:00pm