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Suggested alternate title: Love in the Time of Cynicism.

From the moment you see Jimmy Shive-Overly (Chris Geere) taking pictures of his junk during a wedding toast, it’s pretty clear You’re the Worst doesn’t celebrate Valentine’s Day. To wit, Jimmy is mid-waltz with the bride—his ex—when he informs her he’s only come to her wedding to gawk at the imminent “disaster” of love and marriage.

The surly new half-hour rom-com from… Continue reading ‘You’re the Worst’ gives the rom-com formula a mild case of crabs

Is Paula Patton America’s Next Rom-Com Queen?

 Is Paula Patton Americas Next Rom Com Queen?AP Photo/Fox Searchlight

Can Paula Patton become Hollywood’s next romantic comedy heroine?

She’s taking her shot this weekend with the release of “Baggage Claim.” In it, she plays a flight attendant who, prompted by her younger sister’s engagement, uses her travel privileges to criss-cross the… Continue reading Is Paula Patton America's Next Rom-Com Queen?

Admission

Tina Fey (‘Date Night’, 30 Rock) and Paul Rudd (‘I Love You Man’, ‘Knocked Up’) star in ‘Admission’, the new film directed by… Read More

Every rom-com lover knows that the cosmos were seriously aligned to (finally) bring Tina Fey and Paul Rudd together for the upcoming comedy, “Admission.” So, it makes sense that you’re anxiously awaiting their romantic rendezvous. Luckily for you, we have… Continue reading 'Admission' Clip, Tina Fey And Paul Rudd Star In Rom-Com (VIDEO)

Warm Bodies

A funny new twist on a classic love story, ‘Warm Bodies’ is a poignant tale about the power of human connection. After a zomb… Read More

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It was only a few years ago that Nicholas Hoult was a cute little kid in “About a Boy.” But we barely had enough time enjoy his grown-up turn as “Beast” in “X-Men: First Class” before he shuffled… Continue reading 'Warm Bodies' Screenings: See the Zombie Rom-Com Early, For Free

Review in a Hurry: There are several things to like about the multicharacter romantic comedy Think Like a Man, among them its matter-of-fact color-blindness, its attempt to really flesh out every character in the ensemble cast and the subtly ironic way it completely undercuts the points of the… Continue reading Movie Review: Think Like a Man Is Just Another Brainless Rom-Com