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We all have predisposed notions about the infamous “romantic comedy.” As with other genres, there’s a large subsection of offerings, giving it a bad name. But, for every tired, cliché-driven comedy, there is another impressive offering that redefines the genre, garners plenty of laughs, and tells an honest story about love and relationships, however warped they may be. In the coming weeks, we’ll take a look at the fifty romantic comedy films that should be seen. These may not all be classic films, but they certainly put a stamp on the industry and the genre we affectionately call “rom-coms.”
#50. Moonrise Kingdom (2012)
Most of Wes Anderson’s films could be described as romantic comedies, but his 2012 effort stands out, as its central story focuses on young love and the need to find acceptance. In Anderson’s world, while quirks abound, true connections between characters are commonplace. With Moonrise Kingdom, »
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The character Harley Quinn may not have originated on the pages of DC Comics (she first appeared on Batman: The Animated Series in 1992), but it didn.t take long for her to become a fan favorite. She makes her big screen debut later this year in Suicide Squad (she briefly appeared in live-action on the short-lived TV series Birds of Prey, and showed up on Arrow), played by Margot Robbie. What we.ve seen thus far looks promising, and the three words Robbie uses to describe her character should get fans even more pumped than they already are. During an interview for their preview of highly anticipated 2016 movies, Margot Robbie talked to Cineplex about her role, and describing the former Arkham Asylum psychiatrist she said: Harley is creepy, violent, crazy . all of the things that I aspire to be! No. It.s the fun of living vicariously through someone who »
We're hearing that a new trailer for the Suicide Squad movie is set to land the week after next, which should give us an extended look at the second of this year's DC movie universe releases.
Suicide Squad is being directed by David Ayer, and it stars Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Jared Leto, Jai Courtney, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Scott Eastwood, Cara Delevingne, Jay Hernandez and Adam Beach. But it's arguably the debut of the popular Batman nemesis Harley Quinn on the big screen that's garnered the most attention thus far. Well, that and Jared Leto's approach to playing The Joker.
3 items from 2016
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