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  • Reese Witherspoon and Ashton Kutcher Try to Revive the Romcom With Zero Chemistry

    Aline Brosh McKenna’s (The Devil Wears Prada) cross-country Netflix romcom shouldn’t work given the two leads’ lack of sparks, yet it has a strange charm

  • What’s the Drama in BookTok’s ‘Monster-F-cker’ Erotica Community?

    There's so much more to it than just niche enjoyment of romance novels about half-human, half-spiders

    • 'Spider Smut'
  • Romantic Movies That Men Should Watch

    'Before Midnight' reminds us that there are films about love that even guys can enjoy

    • TV & Movies
  • Les Misérables

    No one expects gutsy filmmaking in a musical. But that's just what King's Speech Oscar winner Tom Hooper delivers in Les Misérables. The massive 1980s stage smash is adapted from Victor Hugo's even more massive 1862 novel spun around the 1832 Paris student uprising. There's no spoken dialogue! Everyone sings! All the time! For nearly […]

    • TV & Movies
  • The Lucky One

    Consider yourself lucky if this review is the closest you get to the contamination known as The Lucky One. Ever since 2004's The Notebook became the default choice in chick flicks, based solely on the heat generated by Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams, the weepie-creepy bestsellers of Nicholas Sparks have ignited a plague of Hollywood […]

    • TV & Movies