Romantic Comedy News

Review: Fading Gigolo (Wilting Flower Salesman)

1:29 PM 4/18/2014 by Sara Vizcarrondo
Manhattan’s economy is forcing one florist’s head down—and Woody Allen figures that head might as well land in a soft place.

Review: Baggage Claim (Jumping Katherine Heigl’s Broom)

3:19 PM 9/25/2013 by Sara Vizcarrondo
Montana Moore (Paula Patton) is choking under the weight of her collection of bridesmaids gowns. She’s supremely eligible despite the cloud of family expectation bearing down from all sides. So she rattles around the states, chasing after ex-boyfriends to see if one of them will spare her the humiliation of attending her little sister’s wedding alone.

Review: Don Jon (Wargame of Love)

1:20 PM 9/25/2013 by Sara Vizcarrondo
Jon (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) respects his home, his body, his family and his God, but women…what have they done that’s worth respecting? When last week’s conquest asks: “Why didn’t you call me?” Jon says, “You’re a grown woman, you knew what you were doing.” For Jon, dating is a no-risk, high-yield proposition—so far there’s no need for long-term investments.

Review: Enough Said (Not Purely Hypothetical)

5:32 PM 9/18/2013 by Sara Vizcarrondo
Eva (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) is staring down at an empty nest. After a long stretch of post-divorce loneliness the middle-aged masseuse may have found her winter romance—not that she’d describe it that way. She meets Albert (James Gandolfini) and Marianne (Catherine Keener) at the same party and gets a date and a massage client (respectively) at the same time.

Second Wave, Third Wave, Post Feminist? Admission and I Admit Confusion

1:39 PM 4/10/2013 by Sara Vizcarrondo
In a story with one foot in academia and the other in a sort of biological denial, Admission seems to be as confused about feminism as I am.
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