'The Perfect Date' Is a Mediocre Teen Movie, But Hey, There's Noah Centineo
Not even Centineo can make this thing less generic.
What Romantic Comedies Get Wrong About Brain Damage
The aftermath of my head injury was way different than the plot of 'Isn't It Romantic' and every other movie like it.
It's About Damn Time for a Truly Great Plus-Size Rom-Com
Two-thirds of Americans are overweight or obese. Why aren't they portrayed on-screen?
Fat White Women Owe Credit to Black Actresses, Say Rebel Wilson's Critics
Rebel Wilson claimed to be the "the first ever plus-sized girl to be the star of a romantic comedy," which many believe ignored the Black women who came before her.
Are Black Parents Partly Culpable in Their Daughters' Hair Struggle?
Netflix's 'Nappily Ever After' dares to ask, and the answer is finally yes.
'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.
'Crazy Rich Asians' Is an Opulent, Over-the-Top Piece of Film History
It's an important movie for Asian Americans, and it's also an enjoyably batshit tour of insane wealth.
You Will Love Zoe Kazan in 'The Big Sick'
Our cover star talks to GARAGE about playing Kumail Nanjiani's romantic interest in this deeply touching (and very funny) film.
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'Bridget Jones's Baby': A Bad Rom-Com Disguised as Definitely Not a Rom-Com
As critics announce the death of the romantic comedy, the newest iteration in the Bridget Jones series attempts to remake the beloved clumsy protagonist into a worldly modern woman.
Mindy Kaling's Project to Upend the Rom-Com
The new season of 'The Mindy Project' embodies, like its star and creator, a new kind of rom-com where a self-described 'chubby' Indian-American woman can be a successful doctor, get guys, and become a single mom—just like any other woman on TV.
'Obvious Child' Is the Best Abortion Date Movie You'll See This Summer
If you sit through rom-coms thinking, What would happen if someone farted right now? and Where are the Holocaust jokes?, then this is the subversive abortion date movie for you.