In Hollywood, writers of romantic films often bring lovers together in what's known as a "meet cute" - like Katharine Hepburn
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
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.
Anyone who's seen any modern romantic comedy will love this - a spoof movie trailer starring Kate McKinnon and Zachary Levi
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.
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.
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.
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
Jennifer Aniston and Cameron Diaz are to go head-to-head for the title of funniest woman, with both of them being nominated