Articles Posted in the " romantic comedies " Category

  • Friday Face/Off: Rom-Coms

    Friday will keep rolling around, dammit, and it’s become somewhat of a tradition on this sad, sad day for two BFF guards to fight it out on a topic of contention. This week, it’s the fluffiest of all demonic reprobates: The Rom-Com.

  • Romantic quotes from films – The reckoning

    Romantic films are the scourge of all that is good and true. But imagine if you could appropriate the romantic, cinematic charisma of XXX or the wit of YYY for your VERY OWN. Osmose our romantic quotes from films into your heart and out of your cheatin’ mouth come Valentine’s Day, and you’re made in the shade. You don’t even have to subject yourself to a rom-com to do it…

  • A Little Bit Of Heaven

    Someone once said ‘If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it’. Well the old rom-com formula isn’t really broke, but this film tried to fix it anyway, by inserting a huge lump of cancer into the plot. Romance, laughs, dates and cancer- oh dear, who honestly thought this formula was ever going to work?

  • How Do You Know

    A cute but predictable rom-com with a decent line up, How Do You Know might not set the world on fire, but it will warm the cockles of your heart and bring a smile to your face. Unless you are actually a machine, in which case this will just annoy you.

  • The greatest myths that chick flicks propagate

    White shutters. Dry-cleaned clothes. Fresh flowers. A massive apartment in downtown New York. Nothing wrong with any of these things, except when the girl in the film is meant to be a dogwalker. These be the disgusting tales that chick flicks weave with their nail polished fingers, and we are all victims of their beautiful lies.

  • WIN: 3 x THE REBOUND on DVD!

    It’s time for The Rebound, a romantic comedy starring Catherine Zeta-Jones from the studio that brought you Tamara Drewe and the romantic smash-hit PS I Love You. And we have 3 copies on DVD to give away! Competition ends 1st March 2011

  • WIN: 2 x Going the Distance DVD

    Warm romantic comedy Going the Distance starring Drew Barrymore arrives on Blu-ray Triple Play and DVD on Jan 31st from Warner Home Video. Get your mitts on a copy today – we have 2 DVDs to give away! Competition ends 12 Feb 2011.