‘Pretty Woman’ is celebrating its 30th anniversary this week, but there’s even more reason to watch the classic film again (and again) during self-isolation. It’s the ultimate capitalist rom-com.
Rom-coms aren’t about celebrating single life in perpetuity. It’s okay if they draw from fantasy — in fact, that’s the whole point.
‘You’ve Got Mail’ wasn’t quite a blockbuster when released, but it’s stood the test of time for those of us hopeless romantics, book lovers, and fans of New York, dogs, and coffee.
It’s okay that we have a gendered and trivializing label for these movies because they’re reasonably gendered and reasonably trivial.
‘Crazy Rich Asians’ surpassed $25 million in ticket sales in the opening weekend across both the United States and Canada, beating Mark Wahlberg’s action thriller ‘Mile 22.’
‘Christmas in Connecticut’ has not just fun and beauty to recommend it, but also a great range and serious insights into American society.
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