Renee Zellweger leaves Colin Firth and gets knocked up by Hugh Grant. Jolly good!
Jolly good news! Working Title Films has confirmed that the everyone's favorite self-deprecating spinster will be making a triumphant return to the big screen in a third installment of the Bridget Jones films— except she's no longer a spinster, of course. Renee Zellweger, Hugh Grant, and Colin Firth will all reprise their roles from the first two movies.
Do chick flicks alter the female view of relationships?
Are romatic comedies realistic portrayals of real-life relationships? Can watching chick flicks with your girlfriends hurt your love life? YourTango Experts Charles J. Orlando and Lisa Steadman hash out if lovey-dovey plot lines are playing with the female psyche. Find out which movie to choose for your next girls' night out! Are Romance Novels Bad For Women?
Most romantic relationships are built on myths and lies. Uncover the truth of loving authentically.
Most romantic relationships are built on the myth of a fairy tale. We don’t stop listening to fairy tales as we get older. Instead, they morph from children’s stories into popular romantic and romantic comedy movies and books. One of the most prevalent myths in modern media is “You complete me.”
Young love, long-distance relationships and reckless abandon: who said indie films aren't relatable?
With the Sundance Film Festival wrapping recently, we've had to move to greener pastures (also known as Awards Show Season) to get our fix of celebrity sightings and outstanding cinema. Certain films from the festival are lingering in our minds as some of the most beautiful love stories we've encountered in years, and lucky for you, all of these films have been purchased by larger film studios and will be released in theaters in 2011. So grab your love and suggest a movie date when these films hit the silver screen.
Romantic comedies from the 1990s were full of lessons. Here's what they taught us about love.
In case you never noticed, romantic comedies from the '90s are chock-full of love lessons. It was a decade of blissfully enlightening cinema. We don't really care if these flicks are considered predictable and cliché; if you watch closely, you'll see they are brimming with life-applicable wisdom. Find out what we're talking about.
New release "Easy A" reminds us why we wish John Hughes directed our love life.
Although the movie didn't exactly offer anything we haven't seen before—anonymous high school teenager survives a bad rumor and finds love with her crush—it did offer me something to think about it and that is this: for the bad rap romantic comedies have, women still want a John Hughes love story.
Nerdy e-cards, 7 romantic hot-spots to avoid on V-Day, and a mushy movie mashup.
love bytes: 10 must-click love and relationship links: nerdy e-cards, 7 romantic hot spots to avoid, how to pick up a guy on Valentine's Day, 7 inexpensive gift ideas, 8 inexpensive outfits, and a movie mashup.
Romance: How much do you need? Do most women want more romance in their relationships?
I've said this a thousand times: Romance is actually the number one issue in relationships where women feel dissatisfied. Sure, that's a sweeping generalization, but I'm pretty sure if you give me fifteen minutes alone with any woman, I could get her all riled up about romance. "What? He never makes you breakfast in bed? What? It was a decade ago since you've gotten flowers? What? He can spend twenty minutes rubbing the dog's belly, but never yours?" As a woman, I want more romance. It happens in movies. Why can't it happen in real life?
Sex dreams and gender, embracing your inner gay guy, and overlooked romantic comedies.
Love bytes: 10 must-click love and relationship links: overlooked romantic comedies, Mr. Right is a no-go, embracing your inner gay man, sex dreams, advice on texting from a single guy, Christina Hendricks, approachability, lady journalists.