romantic comedies

The OkCupid Date That Turned Into A Round-The-World Trip Is Becoming A Rom-Com

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A Salon writer's incredible story of her first date with a man she met on OkCupid has been optioned by New Line to be a rom-com.


Chris Evans Is Writing The Perfect Rom-Com In The Trailer For ‘A Typical Rom-Com’

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Captain America and the Falcon are back together in the trailer for the romantic comedy, 'Playing it Cool.'


Tom Hardy Vows No More Rom-Coms After The ‘Miserable’ ‘This Means War’

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Tom Hardy says making that McG rom-com might've been a bad idea.


FilmDrunk Movie Club: Paul Rudd And Amy Poehler In ‘They Came Together’ On VOD

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Rom-coms are terrible, so a movie that makes fun of them from the gang who made 'Wet Hot American Summer' seemed like a great thing to watch.


Evan Rachel Wood Is Being Sued For $30 Million For Backing Out Of A Rom-Com

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The producers of '10 Things I Hate About My Life' are suing Evan Rachel Wood for backing out, and her lawyers think it's preposterous.


Paul Rudd And Amy Poehler Satirize The Rom-Com In David Wain’s ‘They Came Together’

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The guys who made 'Wet Hot American Summer' made a rom-com satire starring Paul Rudd and Amy Poehler.


Katherine Heigl Wants Your Money To Finish Filming A Katherine Heigl Movie

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Katherine Heigl is hoping to raise $150,000 for some crappy movie about a lesbian wedding.


Rum and Rom-Coms With Alison Stevenson: ‘A Holiday Engagement’

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Alison Stevenson takes us with her on a holiday-related journey to answer the question, "How much Jim Beam does it take to get through the Hallmark Channel's 'A Holiday Engagement'?"


Zachary Levi & Kate McKinnon’s ‘Falling for You’ takes on the clumsy rom-com chick trope

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Here's Zachary Levi and SNL's Kate McKinnon starring in Falling for You, a new fake trailer that takes on one of the oldest, weirdest rom-com tropes in the book, the phenomenon whereby screenwriters think that in order to make the super-pretty female lead relatable, they have to show her being a clumsy doofus.


Fox is planning a rom-com trilogy based on a wedding planning website

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Oh get the f*ck right out of here with this news, Deadline: 20th Century Fox has acquired rights to make feature films from the websites The Knot, The Bump, and The Nest.


Here’s The Trailer For ‘Enough Said’, A Rom-Com Starring James Gandolfini & Julia Louis-Dreyfus

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James Gandolfini seems perfect in Enough Said, the beard really does something for him, and he & JLD really do seem to have genuine chemistry.


73 Sports Movies In 73 Days: 'Wimbledon'

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With the Stanley Cup Finals possibly wrapping up tonight and the NBA Finals all but forgotten – congrats again to the, um, Bobcats.


Did you know they made a rom-com about Kate Hudson getting ass cancer?

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Plot of Little Bit of Heaven, Recreated Using Quotes from Passive-Aggressive Reviews I know the big story is that The Avengers opens today, and thus you may have missed this, but did you know that there's also a rom-com coming out about Kate Hudson getting ass cancer, and it's called "Little Bit of Heaven".


What to Expect When You’re Expecting is Dr. Pepper 10 for Chicks

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As if the old "intertwining vignettes of rom-com clichés played by famous chicks" storyline wasn't already enough of a testicle forcefield, What to Expect When You're Expecting has released character posters of all the principles, Cameron Diaz, Jennifer Lopez, Elizabeth Banks, Brooklyn Decker, and Anna Kendrick.


Al-Qaeda’s Latest Recruitment Tape Stars Katherine Heigl and Jon Bon Jovi

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New Year's Eve is New Line/Warner Bros' latest attempt to capitalize on the throw-10-trite-premises-at-the-wall-and-call-it-a-day formula of Valentine's Day, which itself was basically Love Actually with more vignettes and famouser actors. Directed by the hollowed-out husk of Garry Marshall, it stars a who's who of bland white jagoffs who make me want to kill myself, including Katherine Heigl, Ashton Kutcher, Jon Bon Jovi, Josh Duhamel, Zac Efron, that chick from Glee, and a billion other people including a cameo by Ryan Seacrest, in what appears to be an earnest attempt to create cinematic ipecac. A vom-com, say. My God, if I could kick a movie in the stomach... You can watch the just-released trailer below, if you dare. The horror, the horror... There's an earnest, clean-shaven idealist who believes in true love! A bearded cynic who hates holidays! A career woman looking for love! A single gal who's made a life checklist with an arbitrary deadline! HOW DO THEY COME UP WITH THIS STUFF?? Wait a second, where's the precocious child who doles out insightful relationship advice? TOMMY, GET IN HERE! It is my fervent wish that everyone involved with this project have their face ripped off by chimps. Does this film look interesting to you? Congratulations, you are an awful boring yuppie woman and we should NEVER HANG OUT EVER, NOT EVEN AT WINE PARTIES. It must be stopped. [via MSN who are terrorists].


New Supercut: Pretty Women Falling Down

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When Oliver and I come up with an idea for a supercut (like his drag quiz from this morning), it's usually something we discuss over moonshine while we shoot squirrels off our yard car.


Good news, everyone, Drew Barrymore is directing a rom-com

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Drew Barrymore made her directorial debut in 2009 on Whip It, a film which delivered a strong message that young girls shouldn't just accept their paternalistic society-mandated role as Susie Homemakers and be objectified as pageant queens, but should instead put on roller skates and slutty outfits and beat other up while fetishists jack off.


Rom-Coms now so insulting John Krasinski has to explain the plot

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I apologize in advance for yet again making you aware of a new Kate Hudson rom-com, but I find this project fascinating.


Kate Hudson stars in the female equivalent of a minstrel show

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While we wait patiently for the studio to set a release date for A Little Bit of Heaven, in which Kate Hudson stars opposite Whoopi Goldberg and the hollowed-out corpse of Gael Garcia Bernal, we've got a new trailer for Kate Hudson's other movie, Something Borrowed, to tide us over.

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