Romantic Comedy

What Makes a Good Love Story?

Gill Paul | Posted 12.09.2017 | UK Entertainment
Gill Paul

In Hollywood, writers of romantic films often bring lovers together in what's known as a "meet cute" - like Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant arguing o...

Man Up (Review)

Alice Charles | Posted 03.06.2016 | UK Entertainment
Alice Charles

I'm going to just come right out and say it: this is a bad film. From its random title that leads you to believe this is some sort of bromance, to its...

Move Over Calendar Girls, Its Time for the Adventures of Fifi

Catherine Graham | Posted 25.11.2014 | UK Entertainment
Catherine Graham

Fantasies From The the Kitchen Sink is a story about the adventures of an ex-stripper called Fifi who makes a fortune writing her memoirs, and then moves to the genteel village of Dorking. She takes a cardboard cut out of Jean Luc Picard with her, and under his dictation she goes about causing chaos at the women's institute.

The Biggest Romantic Comedy Cliché? This

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.11.2013 | UK Comedy

Anyone who's seen any modern romantic comedy will love this - a spoof movie trailer starring Kate McKinnon and Zachary Levi from 'Saturday Night Live'...

About Time (Review)

Alice Charles | Posted 14.10.2013 | UK Entertainment
Alice Charles

In Richard Curtis' latest romantic comedy, Tim (played by Domhnall Gleeson) discovers on his 21st birthday that he comes from a line of men who can travel back in time - and all he wants to do with this amazing ability is get a girlfriend. Yes, this film is just as dull as it sounds.

Film Review: I Give It a Year

Jack Pelling | Posted 08.04.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jack Pelling

There is a line in I Give it a Year, in which one of the peripheral characters describes the wedding they've just been to as "like being in a Hugh Grant film". It's a strange line; it indicates either that the film is wryly acknowledging its own derivativeness, or that it's having a pop at the old guard of British romantic comedies.

The Great Ealing Film Challenge 89: Young Man's Fancy (1939)

Dr Keith M. Johnston | Posted 07.10.2012 | UK Entertainment
Dr Keith M. Johnston

Between 1938 and 1940, director Robert Stevenson, cinematographer Ronald Neame and scriptwriter Roland Pertwee were part of the creative bridge between Basil Dean's Associated Talking Pictures (which were based at the studios in Ealing) and Michael Balcon's new production company called Ealing Studios.

Health and the Mental Signature

Tony Lobl | Posted 13.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Tony Lobl

What do women want? Some might say it's a question that has perplexed men for millennia! But in the box office hit of the same name, Mel Gibson's sc...

Who's The Queen Of Rom-Coms?

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 07.03.2012 | UK Entertainment

Jennifer Aniston and Cameron Diaz are to go head-to-head for the title of funniest woman, with both of them being nominated for Best Actress at the Se...