romantic comedies

Get Your Laugh/Cry On: The HBO Documentary About Nora Ephron Premieres Tonight

Feminist, writer, director, and mother of the modern rom-com, Nora Ephron passed away due to leukemia complications four years ago. Ephron was known for creating strong, female characters that “say it…

Liz Magee | March 21, 2016 - 2:30 pm

Study Finds That Rom-Coms Can Make Stalking Seem Normal

We all know that movies are meant for entertainment and that romantic comedies are not real life. Yet every so often we also insanely entertain the idea lying to your…

Lauren Vinopal | February 3, 2016 - 3:15 pm

70 Romantic Comedies From The Last 15 Years, Ranked

You’re going to be so mad at me when you read this list! It’s okay. I’m prepared. But I do stand by my rankings.

Emily Winter | September 29, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Seeing Your Partner As Your “Other Half” Might Doom Your Relationship

A new study in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology has found that relationships, much like most things in life, are all about perspective. When you see love as a beautiful…

Claire Hannum | August 1, 2014 - 11:00 am

23 Romantic Movies Revised for Honesty

As we recently discussed, romantic movies are as bad for your brain as just about any type of movie you can watch as a stupid young person. We asked you to…

Cracked | February 17, 2013 - 3:30 pm

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 | June 12, 2012 - 9:00 am

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…

Julie Gerstein | May 20, 2012 - 3:00 pm

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 | September 28, 2011 - 1:20 pm

“Work-Coms”: They’re Rom-Coms, Only Light On The Romance

The discerning female film viewer has long trained herself to separate rom-coms from reality when it comes to her love life. He’s probably not going to win you over with…

Jessica Wakeman | August 31, 2011 - 10:40 am

Cameron Diaz Working On A Baseball Rom-Com For Alex Rodriguez?

Rumor has it that Cameron Diaz is currently developing a baseball movie. And we’re not talking “Field of Dreams” here; we’re talking more along the lines of “Fever Pitch.” A…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | March 28, 2011 - 2:20 pm

Reese Witherspoon Loves A Good Rom-Com

“I love romantic comedies. I watch them all the time. I love all my fellow female romantic comedy queens, like Jennifer Aniston, Jennifer Garner and Katie Heigl. I also think…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 30, 2010 - 1:10 pm

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 | June 14, 2010 - 6:30 pm
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