romantic comedies

Astro Guide

Which Holiday Rom-Com Character You Are, According to Your Sign

I'm a "Love Actually" sun, "Last Holiday" rising.
Spicy Gemini Memes
12.21.18
Culture

The Best Romantic Comedies on Netflix that Pass the Bechdel Test

If you're gonna watch a rom com, make sure it at least passes this extremely low standard.
Leila Ettachfini
2.14.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Barry Jenkins Deserves an Oscar for These 'Notting Hill' Plane Tweets

The 'Moonlight' director took us on an emotional rollercoaster that included Rick Ross, comparisons to antique lamps, Twitter polls, and Woodford Reserve​ bourbon.
Kara Weisenstein
1.4.18
Film

Meet the Riot Grrrl Poet Behind 'Legally Blonde' and Other Classic Rom-coms

Kirsten "Kiwi" Smith penned the screenplays for "10 Things I Hate About You," "The House Bunny," and other rom-coms in between writing feminist poems.
Finster Tierney
1.22.17
Interviews

Meet the Trans Woman Who Wants to Change Romantic Comedies

Rain Valdez kept her gender identity secret for years in Hollywood. Now, she's out, and ready to finally represent her community in her favorite film genre.
Diana Tourjée
6.22.16
Film

Jessica Hausner's 'Amour fou' Is a Romantic Comedy About a Suicide Pact

It's an oddball film that creates an immersive rhythm that, once established, is easy to get lost in.
Michael Nordine
3.16.15
Film

This Summer's Best Rom Com Is About an 18-Year-Old Boy Who Falls in Love with an Old Man

In filmmaker Bruce LaBruce’s new romantic comedy Gerontophilia, an 18-year-old boy falls in love with an 81-year-old resident at the nursing home where he works.
Mitchell Sunderland
8.25.14
Stuff

How to Break Up with Someone Like a Decent Human Being

I just broke up with my best friend, a man I've shared the last half-decade of my life with. And yet, I don't hate him. It's odd, not hating him. Not only do I not hate him, I still love him (albeit non-romantically.) I still want him in my life.
Megan Koester
8.1.14
Photo

When Love Sucks, Why Not Date Yourself?

Penelope Koliopoulou shot a series of sometimes sweet, sometimes hilarious self-portraits that feature her as both halves of a couple. I talked to her about how weird being in a relationship is.
VICE Staff
11.1.13