romcom

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romcom

(ˈrɒmˌkɒm)
n
1. (Broadcasting) informal a film or television comedy based around the romantic relationships of the characters
2. (Film) informal a film or television comedy based around the romantic relationships of the characters
[C20: rom(antic) + com(edy)]
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As this'll be her second TV romcom this year, 2017 has been good to Kramer, but here's already hoping that 2018 will bring even more romcoms from the 34-year-old star.
love, simon (2018) better mark the start of the rise of gay romcoms i demand at least one every year after this straight romcoms aren't allowed anymore the heterosexuals have had enough it is our time
Summary: Mixed raced relationships on screen aren't new, but they've rarely been seen in romcoms.
DURING the past decade, Jennifer Aniston and Kate Hudson have established themselves as the go-to girls for reliably-dreadful romcoms.
50PM Hard to believe now, but not long ago Matthew McConaughey did little more than take his shirt off in daft romcoms.
Reese Witherspoon : | Ditzy blondes and romcoms formed a large part of Witherspoon's early career, but the actress is making a serious U-turn, not least with her leading role in the gritty Wild.
Reece Witherspoon - Ditzy blondes and romcoms formed a large part of Witherspoon's early |career, but the actress is making a serious U-turn, not least with her leading role in the gritty Wild.
In an interesting albeit brief survey, Legel examines two sets of figures relating to a series of successful romcoms drawn from 2003-2008 (including such titles as 50 First Dates (2004) and The Break-Up (2006)), comparing their box-office receipts with the ratings they received on film critic website rottentomatoes.
He can lay claim to having one of Hollywood's most eclectic CVs, having ticked off everything from Shakespeare and musicals, to romcoms and thrillers.
HE SAYS he is a bit of a bad guy in real life, takes pride in being called sleazy, gets slapped by his ten- month- old son, confesses he cheated in school, and declares that he hates romcoms -- even though he just acted in Dil Toh Bachcha Hai Jee .
She said: "I need romcoms at the end of a c**p day - a nice happy ending and a fairytale - otherwise I like movies that are very grounded in reality but are still a laugh.
For all the romcoms she's starred in, Aniston is a pragmatist at heart.