rom coms

Study: “27 Dresses” And “The Bachelorette” Are Messing With Your Love Life

Researchers have found evidence that watching rom-coms and sitcoms impact our views on love. TV seems to shape our view of reality in every other realm of life, so I’m…

Claire Hannum |

That Perfect Moment When Mindy Kaling Asked Billy Crystal If Harry & Sally Would Still Be Together

Mindy Kaling: Billy, this is truly the last question I have. … Do you think that Harry and Sally would still be together now?

Billy Crystal: Yes, well…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger |

Man Recreates Romantic Movie Scenes With A Dog, And It’s Not Quite As Creepy As It Sounds

It all started as a joke, as so many brilliant performance art projects do. Chris Naka thought it might be funny to recreate a romantic movie scene with his boss’

Winona Dimeo-Ediger |

What Would’ve Happened If These Rom-Com Heroines Had Chosen Themselves Instead Of Prince Charming

Having been a fan of “Breaking Upwards,” the heartbreaking debut film from co-writers/co-stars/cohabitators Daryl Wein and Zoe Lister-Jones, I couldn’t wait to see the couple’s follow up, “Lola Versus.” Starring mumblecore goddess…

Leslie Simon |

Dream On: 14 Unbelievable Onscreen Couples

Call it the “Knocked Up” syndrome — when an attractive actress is romantically paired onscreen with a guy she’d never give a second thought to — but Hollywood has made…

Julie Gerstein |

Mindy Kaling Defends Romantic Comedies

“I feel almost embarrassed revealing this, because the genre has been so degraded in the past twenty years that saying you like romantic comedies is essentially an admission of mild…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com |

Are Romance Novels Responsible For Real-Life Sexual Problems?

I’ve long held romantic comedies, TV shows, and romance novels responsible for real-life romantic problems. No man will actually make you feel like a woman with his passionate embraces and…

Jessica Wakeman |

Rom-Com Smackdown: The 1990s Versus The 2000s

I used to be a big fan of romantic comedies in the ’90s. But when the 2000s rolled around, they just got embarrassing. Hello, “27 Dresses.” Maybe it was because…

Ami Angelowicz |

Katherine Heigl Perpetuates The Fairy-Tale Endings With Every Rom-Com

Katherine Heigl graces InStyle’s August cover, and in the issue, she talks about husband Josh Kelley and relationships in general. Of her upcoming film “The Ugly Truth,” Katherine said she…

Catherine Strawn |

Chick Flick Fever: Sarah Haskins Is Just Like US!

“There are three comedies coming out this fall aimed at women,” she says. “You have seen them all before. But you will see them all again.” Ain’t…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |