Posts tagged "rom com"

10 Ways To Win Her Back If You’re A Dude In A Rom-Com

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…
By: Huffington Post Women / December 18, 2014

Watch This: Proof That “The Mindy Project” And “When Harry Met Sally” Are Basically The Same

This video mashup, set to The National's "I Need My Girl" shows the uncanny similarities between "The Mindy Project" and "When Harry Met Sally." Well, rom com is considered a genre. I suppose there are worse things in life than borrowing extensively from Nora Ephron. I'll reserve my outrage until Mindy and Danny have a…
By: Ami Angelowicz / December 11, 2013

9 Crappy Messages About Love & Friendship We Learned From Watching Rom-Coms

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…
By: Julie Gerstein / August 20, 2013

“Breaking Bad” Recast As A Rom-Com

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…
By: Julie Gerstein / August 14, 2013

“Game Of Thrones,” Reimagined As A Rom-Com

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]…
By: Julie Gerstein / June 19, 2012

Aubrey Plaza Has A Rom-Com Idea For Ryan Gosling

"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.’ ..
By: Julie Gerstein / May 23, 2012

One Guy, Every Rom-Com Star Ever

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.
By: Julie Gerstein / May 20, 2012

Movie Trailer Mash-Up: “Friends With No Strings Attached Benefits”

For months and months now, various blogs, including The Frisky, have pointed out the incredible similarities between the movies "No Strings Attached" (currently out on DVD) and "Friends With Benefits" (coming out July 11). Two attractive, urban twentysomething friends start having casual sex and deal with the hilarious consequences. These two films eve…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 1, 2011