Tag: romantic comedy

Someone Great perfectly encapsulates growing up

Photo courtesy of Richard Sandoval, Wikipedia Netflix’s newest original film “Someone Great” was released on the platform last Friday. This movie, while advertised as the average rom-com, was much richer in plotline and included a much-needed diverse cast. The movie follows the story of Jenny (Gina Rodriguez), a music journalist […]

Isn’t It Romantic calls out tropes they wind up using

Photo courtesy of Warner Bros., Wikipedia From start to finish, “Isn’t It Romantic,” directed by Todd Strauss-Schulson, is full of the average rom-com tropes that make every movie in the genre seem the same. Featuring “Pitch Perfect” alums Rebel Wilson (Natalie) and Adam DeVine (Josh), and Priyanka Chopra (Isabelle) and […]

Tiffany Haddish shines in Nobody’s Fool

Photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore, Wikipedia Released this past Friday, “Nobody’s Fool” is an American film that was written and directed by Tyler Perry. The romantic comedy follows the love life of Danica (Tika Sumpter) and her sister Tanya (Tiffany Haddish) who has just been released from prison. The two […]

Nappily Ever After receives not so happy reviews

Photo courtesy of David Shankbone, Wikipedia There are two movies in “Nappily Ever After.” Torn between two contradicting tones, the film finds itself in the awkward position of mostly following the rarely challenged romantic comedy formula with few deviations. Viewers can predict the conflicts and journeys of each character with […]