Tag Archives: Romantic Comedy

The Pallbearer - * 1/2*

Poorly drawn characters ruin this one-note romantic comedy. David Schwimmer makes his big-screen starring debut as Friends-ish nerd Tom Thompson. Tom is an out-of-work architecture graduate who still lives with his mom (Carol Kane). The movie opens as Tom receives … Continue reading

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The Truth About Cats and Dogs - * * 1/2*

Nice romantic comedy that’s better than it should be due to the charisma of its stars. Janeane Garofalo stars as Dr. Abby Barnes, a veterinarian who hosts a radio talk show, titled The Truth About Cats and Dogs. Abby is … Continue reading

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Mr. Wrong - *

Mr. Wrong is a clumsy, repetitive attempt at comedy. Ellen DeGeneres is Martha Alston, a 31 year old single woman who meets the perfect guy, Whitman Crawford (Bill Pullman). However, when he suddenly metamorphoses into the boyfriend from hell, she … Continue reading

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Two if by Sea - * * 1/2*

Nice, but predictable, romantic comedy by Sandra Bullock and Denis Leary. Leary is Frank, a two-bit Boston thief. Bullock is Roz, his hopelessly romantic girlfriend, who longs for a better life. Frank takes a job stealing a painting and driving … Continue reading

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Forget Paris - * * 1/2*

An on-again off-again relationship comedy by Billy Crystal. He plays Mickey Gordon, a top notch pro basketball referee. By a convoluted twist of fate, he is trapped in the Paris airport for several days, where he meets Ellen Andrews, an … Continue reading

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French Kiss - * * *

Kevin Kline steals the show in this warm and humorous romantic comedy. Interesting characters and good dialogue more than compensate for a cliched subplot about a stolen jewel.

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While You Were Sleeping - * * *

Interesting twist on the romantic triangle: one member is in a coma. But Sandra Bullock and Bill Pullman pull it off very well. The immediate family, however, tries just a little to hard to be lovable and idiosyncratic.

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