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Single All the Way review – Netflix’s first gay Christmas romcom

28 Uitsigte0 Opmerkings

When 2018’s likable coming-(out)-of-age teen movie Love, Simon was released to an audience of unprecedented scale, a common riposte was that it wasn’t quite queer enough. The high-gloss YA tale of a white bread suburb...

The Shop Around the Corner review – 1940 Lubitsch romcom still a Christmas delight

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Ernst Lubitsch’s 1940 romcom classic is re-released: it stars James Stewart and Margaret Sullavan as the two squabbling shop assistants, Alfred and Klara, who are anonymous romantic penpals falling in love without kno...

Boxing Day review – likable romcom with a cheeky nod to Love Actually

5 Uitsigte0 Opmerkings

Aml Ameen is an actor and director who made his name in Kidulthood in 2006. Now he has made this likable Black British aspirational romcom in the transatlantic style, brashly giving his audience plenty of glam-tourist...

Love Hard review – Netflix Christmas romcom is easy to like

29 Uitsigte0 Opmerkings

It might only be early November but ’tis already the season for Netflix to litter its halls with boughs of cheap Christmas content, the most obvious time of the year for the streamer to model itself after the Lifetime...

Liefde, Rosie: timing is everything in this delectable Lily Collins romcom

40 Uitsigte0 Opmerkings

Adapted from Cecelia Ahern’s 2004 best-selling novel Where Rainbows End, die 2014 romantic comedy Love, Rosie follows childhood best friends Rosie (Lily Collins) and Alex (Sam Claflin) as they dance around their feeli...

Here Today review – Billy Crystal’s disingenuous dementia romcom

60 Uitsigte0 Opmerkings

At first glance an inoffensive plodder of a movie about a veteran comedy writer grappling with the early stages of a rare form of dementia, Here Today is in fact a glossily disingenuous piece of work. It’s a film that...

The Worst Person in the World review – Nordic romcom is an instant classic

50 Uitsigte0 Opmerkings

Joachim Trier is the Norwegian director who gave us the disturbing telekinesis thriller Thelma (2017) and the challenging drug-addiction drama Oslo, August 31st (2011). Working with his longtime screenwriter Eskil Vog...

Ellie & Abbie (& Ellie’s Dead Aunt) review – lesbian romcom could do better

61 Uitsigte0 Opmerkings

It could have been a sweet, gay coming-of-age story about a girl whose sexual awakening is complicated by unwelcome gay mentorship from the ghost of her lesbian aunt. But there’s a disconnect between the naive but wel...

Me, Myself and Di review – miserably unfunny romcom about Bolton’s Bridget Jones

64 Uitsigte0 Opmerkings

There’s nothing quite so naff and depressing as a British comedy misfire, and Me, Myself and Di is the real deal: a miserably unfunny romcom about Bolton’s answer to Bridget Jones. Her name is Janet Brown (Katy Clayto...

Dinner in America review – odd-couple romcom with punk flavour

65 Uitsigte0 Opmerkings

Those who identified with the girl geeks of Ghost World and Welcome to the Dollhouse may also find something to love in Emily Skegg’s Patty, a wide-eyed suburban nerd whose life is turned upside down by the arrival of...

Lindsay Lohan is back – as Netflix signs her for Christmas romcom

53 Uitsigte0 Opmerkings

Lindsay Lohan has been signed up by Netflix for Christmas movie as she aims to restart her stalled film acting career. Variety reports that Lohan has signed up to appear in a seasonally themed romantic comedy for the ...

Master of None season three review – Lena Waithe and Naomi Ackie shine in reimagined romcom

47 Uitsigte0 Opmerkings

There is another reality in which the third season of Aziz Ansari’s sorta-sitcom Master of None looks very different from the one now streaming on Netflix. In this alternate timeline, Ansari was not personally caught ...

Lucky review – spirited Ghanaian romcom captures the social media age

102 Uitsigte0 Opmerkings

Here is a vibrant, idiosyncratic portrait of Ghanaian youth, bursting with wisecracks and a boyish restlessness. There is an amateurish shakiness to the visuals, but the film overcomes this with a lot of charm and an ...

Wild Mountain Thyme review – farcical farming romcom

75 Uitsigte0 Opmerkings

It would be unfair to spoil the twist at the end of this utterly bizarre romantic comedy by US writer-director John Patrick Shanley. Set in a greener-than-green Ireland, it follows Emily Blunt’s Rosemary as she strugg...

Young film-maker finds love and laughter amid the tragedy in Afghanistan’s first romcom

75 Uitsigte0 Opmerkings

There are few pavements in Kabul, so when Shahrbanoo Sadat steps out for her daily walk, she shares the roads with cars and tanks. Military helicopters swirl overhead, creating vast clouds of dust. There are thousands...