Romantic Comedy

Review: CRAZY RICH ASIANS Is The Summer's Biggest Breakout Hit

Groundbreaking is a word carelessly applied and rarely applicable in our world. Just because something is new doesn’t mean we need to document that …

Warner Bros

Pretty Woman: first pictures from the Broadway musical

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Broadway Musical

I Took My Daughter To See 'Crazy Rich Asians' -- And Walked Away With Career Lessons

<i>Crazy Rich Asians</i>, the Warner Brothers movie based on the bestseller by Kevin Kwan, took in over $5.5 million at the box office on its August 15 opening day. I was lucky enough to get access to an advance screening hosted by Nielsen, and I eagerly took my daughter along. Not only do we both love …

Box Office

How Hollywood is rekindling the rom-com — with the help of romance novels

<b>A version of this story appears in the new issue of Entertainment Weekly on stands now, or buy it here. Don’t forget to subscribe for more exclusive</b> …

Comedy

'To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before': Film Review

Lana Condor ('X-Men: Apocalypse') stars as a quiet high-school kid who has to pretend to be dating one boy to keep another at bay in Susan Johnson's …

Romantic Comedy

The best romantic comedy set in every state

Fear not, for most of the 50 states have some pretty darn cute rom-coms to their names because love is in the fictional air all the way from Alabama to Wyoming.<p>We formulated this list using IMDB and Rotten Tomatoes scores as well as our own opinions. Just a note that we stretched the definition …

Comedy

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Review: Conspicuously Consuming Fun

At the core of Jon M. Chu’s romantic comedy, the first movie in decades to tell an Asian-American story with Asians in all the leading roles, is a heartfelt question about family.<p>‘Crazy Rich Asians,” a movie about people who have it all, succeeds in having almost all on its own ambitious terms. …

Comedy

Celebrity Big Brother 2018 star Kirstie Alley’s career, age and Scientology history

Celebrity Big Brother is finally here as another batch of star-studded housemates descend upon the Borehamwood bungalow tonight.<p>Channel 5 bosses have …

Entertainment (UK)

Pretty Woman review – Broadway romcom transfer is a tasteless disaster

The show has given a lot of thought to Vivian's curves, but not to her story arc<p>Tuneful, schlocky, and deeply offensive unless you have a take-it-or-leave-it approach to female agency, the Broadway musical Pretty Woman turns on the adorably chaste question of whether or not a boy and a girl will …

The Theatre

Adam DeVine wants Jack Nicholson to play his grandfather

Adam DeVine has worked alongside a lot of famous actors over the years, but there’s one person he is dying to share the screen with.<p>“I want Jack …

Devine

Netflix isn't trying to make you love romcoms again – because it knows you never stopped

<i>It’s</i> <i>Summer Lovin’ Week</i> <i>here at Mashable, which means things are getting steamy. In honor of the release of</i> Crazy Rich Asians<i>, we’re celebrating</i> …

Comedy

Objects in Space 8/16/18: Zero battery life

To be honest, it's gotten remarkably easier to walk through Thursdays when you're either thinking of them as Thorsdays, Thirstdays, or Friday Eve. It …

Batteries

'To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before' Is a Refreshingly Real Teen Rom-Com

Netflix's new film makes a lot of old tropes seem new again.<p>The creators of <i>Crazy Rich Asians</i> may have rejected a Netflix deal in favor of getting their movie on the big screen, but the streaming service has continued to put out shows and movies with diverse casts. The latest is the film <i>To All the</i> …

Comedy

Tyler Hoechlin Joins Cast of RomCom Film Can You Keep A Secret?

Deadline reports that <b>Teen Wolf</b> star Tyler Hoechlin (<b>Supergirl, Fifty Shades Freed</b>) has been joined the cast of the film adaptation of Sophie …

Comedy

Netflix's To All the Boys I've Loved Before is a breezy, positive high school rom-com: EW review

To All The Boys I've Loved Before<p>We gave it a <b>B</b><p>When it comes to its slate of original movies, Netflix seems to want to be all things to all people. …

Movie Reviews

‘To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before’ Director Susan Johnson on the Scene That Made Her Cry on Set

Netflix has been on a roll with rom-coms lately, and its latest offering, <i>To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before</i>, might be its most charming yet. The movie, which is based on Jenny Han’s YA novel of the same name, stars Lana Condor as a high school student who is forced out of her shell when the love …

Comedy

JULIET, NAKED Review: Never Meet Your Heroes

<i>Juliet, Naked</i> is the latest likable but lackluster film attempting to “reinvent” the romantic comedy. Unfortunately, it sacrifices too many elements …

Comedy

Woman Points Out Everything That's Wrong With The Devil Wears Prada

<i>The Devil Wears Prada</i> is easily one of the most iconic films to come out of the noughties, and as a young girl who always wanted to get into …

grilled cheese

How they made the opulent sets of ‘Crazy Rich Asians’

In the big-screen adaptation of Kevin Kwan’s best-selling novel “Crazy Rich Asians,” now in theaters, moviegoers get the chance to experience the …

Kuala Lumpur

'To All the Boys I've Loved Before' Director on Social Media's Role in New Netflix Rom-Com

"For me, this story was important because I love that we have a diverse cast that's new and fresh," director Susan Johnson said of the film, which …

Social Media

Review: ‘Juliet, Naked’ is a charming rom-com for Gen-X

<b>By Lindsey Bahr | Associated Press</b><p>“Juliet, Naked ” is a charming and smart little film about early middle age, second chances, regrets and the …

Comedy

Pretty Woman, Broadway, review: a middling romcom transformed into a musical hit

The purest prostitute on Hollywood Boulevard is plying her trade on Broadway in Pretty Woman: The Musical. The romcom that catapulted Julia Roberts to stardom in 1990 has been repurposed for the stage in a joyous production that should do the same for the career of British actress Samantha …

Comedy

‘An Evening With Beverly Luff Linn’ Trailer: Aubrey Plaza is at Her Weirdest in This Magical Rom-Com

The romantic-comedy has never been so absurd as it is in <b>An Evening With Beverly Luff Linn</b>. But hey, when you have <b>Aubrey Plaza</b> and <b>Jermaine Clement</b> in …

Comedy

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before Review: A Pleasurable Netflix Rom-Com

What would you do if your deepest feelings, all your secret crushes, were revealed to the objects of your affection? Who would you become if you …

Comedy

Broadway’s ‘Pretty Woman’ Musical: All Dressed Up With No Place To Go – Review

I might not be the target audience for <i>Pretty Woman – The Musical</i>, seeing as how I was never a fan of <i>Pretty Woman – The Movie</i>. Just never thought it …

Entertainment Industry

‘Pretty Woman’ Review: Super-Safe Sex on Broadway

Comic Books

John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John reunite for Grease 40th anniversary event

John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John still go together (to events) after all these years!<p>On Wednesday night, stars of the ’70s musical rom-com …

Comedy

Movie Review: Crazy Rich Asians

One feels duty-bound to be earnest about this movie before anything else. It is, after all, the first Asian-centric Hollywood feature since <i>The Joy</i> …

Movie Reviews

The Best Part of Pete Davidson’s Latest Interview Isn’t What You Think

There is much—very much—ado about Pete Davidson and Ariana Grande: the rapidity of their engagement! Their gushing Instagram PDA! It’s (one of) the whirlwind summer engagements the world simply cannot look away from. The <i>SNL</i> star and budding rom-com staple’s new <i>GQ</i> interview continues to fuel the …

Comedy

Review: More rom than com, ‘To All the Boys I've Loved Before’ sweetly nails the complexity of teen emotion

Susan Johnson’s sophomore feature is the adaptation of Jenny Han’s young adult novel “To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before,” a detailed portrait of the complex emotional lives of teenagers juggling parents, siblings and, most importantly, crushes.<p>Lana Condor stars as Lara Jean, the middle daughter of …

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