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Variety reports that the two stars and their production companies have purchased the rights to Important Artifacts and Personal Property from the Collection of Lenore Doolan and Harold Morris, Including Books, Street Fashion, and Jewelry, which is a mock auction catalogue offering the mementos from a couple's failed love affair. Lenore and Harold's artsy, culture-filled relationship is chronicled through the black and white photographs and auction lot descriptions of handwritten notes, salt shakers, jars of quarters, and more than 300 other objects that took on significance during the couple's time together.
Edinburgh researchers at Heriot Wyatt University are blaming romantic comedy movies for encouraging "unrealistic expectations" when it comes to relationships and love. Romantic comedy watchers walk away thinking trust and commitment should happen immediately, sex is always earth-shatteringly good, and all sorts of soft, fuzzy internal messages can be transmitted through a lingering glance. Romantic comedies they think also force some people to communicate less and expect more from their relationships.
If you're up for a romantic comedy, check out Definitely, Maybe. Ryan Reynolds plays a guy having a bad day who is forced to explain the real story of how he met his daughter's mother. The interaction between Reynolds and costars Abigail Breslin, Rachel Weisz, Elizabeth Banks, and Isla Fisher is entertaining. And the movie is sweet without being cloying or maudlin.
Which romantic comedy does your life resemble? When Harry Met Sally or Pretty in Pink? The movies you watch may be sabotaging your love life. J. Courtney Sullivan warns against waiting for Lloyd Dobler and pulls the rug out from under seven movie-myth scenarios.