‘Crazy Rich Asians’ is an extravagant, hilarious, and poignant examination of Asian American and Asian cultures that revolutionizes the studio rom-com

Color Force/IMDB “Crazy Rich Asians” is an extravagant, hilarious, and poignant examination of Asian American and Asian cultures.  It is a new kind of rom-com for many reasons. The cast is wonderful, and shows that Constance Wu and Henry Golding can carry a movie with their charm and outstanding talent in both comedy and drama. […]

‘Happy Anniversary’ Trailer: Ben Schwartz and Noël Wells Fall in and Out of Love in Netflix Rom-Com

It’s a phrase on billions of greeting cards, exchanged between millions of couples who may or may not mean it. “Happy anniversary.” Now it’s the title of a Netflix romantic-comedy starring Ben Schwartz and Noël Wells. But the story of a couple who grapple with their relationship on the day of their third anniversary may be more […]

The Morning Watch: Breaking Down RomCom Statistics, Editing ‘Dunkirk’ & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, a video essay examines the evolution of romcoms […]

Watch the Trailer for the Charming Indie Rom-Com ‘The Boy Downstairs’

Zosia Mamet turned in one of our favorite performances at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival in Sophie Brooks’s sweet and charming The Boy Downstairs – a lovely piece of wounded work, as a character positioned a full 180 from her work on Girls. Now, nearly a full year later, that movie is making its way […]

‘Destination Wedding’ Will Reunite Winona Ryder and Keanu Reeves For a Rom-Com

Here’s an unfinished movie that’s already got my money, guaranteed: a romantic comedy starring Keanu Reeves and Winona Ryder. They’re playing miserable wedding guests in writer-director Victor Levin‘s (5 to 7) Destination Wedding, which has already wrapped shooting. The romantic comedy is the fourth time Reeves and Ryder have done a movie together, following Coppola’s Bram Stoker’s Dracula, A Scanner […]

33 Of The Most Annoying Rom-Com Moments Of All Time

1. “In Love Actually when Keira Knightley’s character Juliet is watching the wedding video and says in this horrible simpering voice ‘oh I look rather pretty’.” View this image › Universal Pictures “That one line and the way she says it annoys the hell out of me!” –lexieb45c54cc52 2. In The Notebook where Noah pretty […]

Selfie Creator's Rom-Com, Dentist Family Comedy Pilots Greenlit at ABC

The woman behind Selfie and Suburgatory is taking another crack at an ABC romantic comedy. Emily Kapnek’s Splitting Up Together has nabbed a pilot order at the Alphabet network, TVLine has learned. RELATEDPilot Season ’17: Scoop on This Fall’s (Possible) New Shows, Who’s In Them The single-camera project is based on a Danish series in which a couple’s marriage is recharged […]