In the sacred tradition of the American rom-com film, the romantic hero can get away with pretty much anything — so long as he redeems himself with one big, bold romantic gesture five minutes before the movie ends. Touched by his brave display of affection, the leading lady (And, let’s be real, it’s always a lady) will instantly forgive all his obvious shortcomings and collapse lovingly into his arms. Read more on Huffington Post Women…
I watched the movie “Something Borrowed” in its entirety on Sunday afternoon. I was cleaning, and dealing with a cold, and, sue me, I will probably watch anything with Ginnifer Goodwin in it if given the opportunity.
Have you seen it? Good, don’t. I’ll tell you about it instead. “Something Borrowed” stars Goodwin and Kate Hudson as Rachel and Darcy, two diametrically opposed best friends both in love with Dex (played by Colin Egglesfield and his eyebrows). Dex is Darcy’s fiancé, but he’s Rachel’s true love, and therein lies the problem. Dex and Rachel are supposed to be together and they embark on a weird physical and emotional affair and lie their faces off to Darcy about it. Keep reading »
What if “Breaking Bad” wasn’t about a megalomaniacal meth maker whose life is unraveling, but actually an unexpected love story? What if Walter White was actually in love with Jesse Pinkman? The possibility is at once so incredible and bizarre that we almost can’t handle it. I mean, everything is better when put to “Let’s Get It On,” right? Add a little fun. to the soundtrack and you’ve got an uplifting tale of forbidden romance. [YouTube]
What if all the excitement and magic of “Game of Thrones” was recast as a romantic comedy, with love triangles, gay subplots, and will-they-or-won’t-they (sleep with their siblings) drama? Find out in the rom-com version of “Game of Thrones,” coming soon (we wish) to a theater near you. [The Mary Sue]
“I’d work in a flower shop and be insecure. And he’d work in real estate. And there’s always cupcake batter on my face, and I’m like, ‘I just made these cupcakes, but I don’t know how I feel!’ And he’s like, ‘Let me get that cupcake batter off your face … with my dick.’ .. Cut to me giving him a hand job. Sorry, I’ve had too much caffeine.”
– Aubrey Plaza, on her dream rom-com starring herself and Ryan Gosling, who she famously shut down when she met him one day at a juice bar. Whoops, Aubrey! Never make that mistake again. [NYMag.com]
What does every single dude that’s ever starred in a romantic comedy have in common? Well, they’ve all been impersonated by this guy, and they’ve all been in a movie with Jen Aniston.