Or maybe you love romantic comedies just the way they are.
The 1990s and early 2000s are often credited as rom-com’s most recent heyday — the era of “Pretty Woman,” “Sleepless in Seattle” and “My Best Friend's Wedding” — while finding examples from the last decade has proven to be a tougher exercise.
It’s not that these movies aren’t being made, it’s just that today’s romantic comedies don’t seem to be nearly as iconic or beloved as the ones we already know. So what’s the art of making a great romantic comedy, and why are they so difficult to make? What’s the last great rom-com you’ve watched? Or if you haven’t abandoned the genre, what’s recently topped your list and why?
Call us at 866-893-5722.
Peter Rainer, film critic for KPCC and the Christian Science Monitor