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The 10 Best Rom-Coms to Watch With Your Man (Who Hates Rom-Coms)

The 10 Best Rom-Coms to Watch With Your Man (Who Hates Rom-Coms)

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Oh man, my brain is just burning right now because I am making an effort to fully grasp more regardi
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The 10 Best Rom-Coms to Watch With Your Man (Who HatesRom-Coms)
Oh man, my brain is just burning right now because I am making an effort to fully grasp moreregarding free live cams. I suppose it is just not my subject. I thought I should simply stop it and hitthe sack but as all these complex ideas are wandering in my head right now, I will be unable tosleep. So what should I do?! Well... I 'm going to pour everything out on my blog page :D. Myapologies if you find all the content down the page dull but I need to write it up. It are able to helpme chill out and sleep in peace :D Do not detest me people!To movie-loving men of the world: Romantic comedies are not your enemy. When most guys think of rom-coms âÂÂ or, worse, "chick flicks," a term that needs to die a quick death âÂÂ theyprobably think of bubbly Katherine Heigl vehicles or whatever Gerard Butler is doing these days,and, it's true, some of that stuff earns its reputation as dreck. But writing off an entire genre justbecause a handful of its most popular examples are bad would be like refusing to listen to rock because you don't like Nickelback.Ã The fact is that cinema history is chock-full of great romantic comedies, the latest example of whichis this weekend's They Came Together, starring Paul Rudd and Amy Poehler, which is virtually madefor the rom-com-phobic. But anyÃ one or two of the truly outstanding romantic comedies ought toconvince even hardened skeptics to give them another chance. So whether you want to impress therom-com fan in your life by happily watching one by choice or you'd just like to see a good movie on your own, check out this list of some of the best options, from the thirties up to the present day.Trouble in Paradise (1932)German-born director Ernst Lubitsch was the uncontested master of comic romance, and the fizzy,irresistibly risque charm of Trouble in ParadiseÃ proves it. Produced two years before the HaysProduction Code rendered Hollywood sex-free, this urbane heist comedy pushed the limits of goodtaste and became something of a scandal in its day, and for good reason. It's been more than 80 years and yet nobody has made movie romance seem sexier. And Herbert Marshall does the smoothcriminal bit a half-century before George Clooney stepped foot in a casino. Available on DVD
Libeled Lady (1936)William Powell and Myrna Loy shared one of the most beloved onscreen romances in Hollywoodhistory, and in Libeled Lady it's easy to see why. Powell plays Bill Chandler, a debonair reporterhired by the New York Evening Star to seduce a wealthy high-society woman (played by Loy) aftershe sues the paper for libel. Naturally, Powell soon falls for his mark in earnest, and he must decidehow best to tell the love of his life that he's been assigned to all but ruin her. It's classic screwballromance at its most hilarious, emphasizing biting wit over sentimentality.Ã  Available on iTunes and DVDThe Philadelphia Story (1940)George Cukor's The Philadelphia Story takes nearly every element common to romantic comedies of the period âÂÂ a fast-talking socialite, a pugnacious newspaperman, an impromptu wedding, andseveral pairs of star-crossed lovers (among them Cary Grant, James Stewart, and KatherineHepburn, a dream cast in any era) âÂÂ and throws them together to make a rom-com that'swidely considered to be the platonic ideal of the form. Available on Amazon Instant Video, iTunes, and DVDThe Miracle of Morgan's Creek (1944)Screwball comedies were always known for rapid-fire dialogue and outrageous situations, butPreston Sturges took those qualities and dialed them up to eleven. The Miracle of Morgan's Creek,one of his best films, boasts maybe the highest quips-per-second ratio ever recorded, and there's agood chance you'll be laughing so hard you'll miss about half of them. Skip the latest Adam Sandlermovie and go to Sturges instead.Ã It's about 10,000 times funnier. Available on Amazon Instant Video, iTunes, and DVD
Pillow Talk (1959) A breezy Technicolor star vehicle for Rock Hudson and Doris Day, Pillow Talk more or less inventedthe template modern romantic comedies would follow for years to come. Day plays a fiercelyindependent decorator forced to share a phone line with Hudson, a notorious playboy tying up theline night and day with his sweet-talking. The most conventional rom-com on this list, it's also one of the most instantly likeable, with Hudson especially pulling off the charming rogue better than anystar could today. Available on Amazon Instant, iTunes, and DVD Annie Hall (1977)Woody Allen single-handedly reinvented the romantic comedy, suddenly making an outmoded genrecool again for hipsters and nebbish intellectuals. Annie Hall remains the go-to choice for anybodywith a sense of humor craving the customary pleasures of rom-com convention, because for all itswit and self-awareness, this is still a film about a likeable and unlikeable match falling in and out of love. Come for the one-liners and stay for the deep truths about love.

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