Andy Samberg and Cristin Milioti buoy Max Barbakow’s first scripted feature, mixing laughs and light philosophy in the process.
HBO Max’s new series sees Anna Kendrick in a show that compounds quirky millennial clichés around her onscreen talents.
Michael Showalter’s latest comedy suffers from a hackneyed script that forces its otherwise-likable stars to do all the heavy lifting.
Alice Wu’s sophomore feature is a kind-hearted effort that balances a bevy of inspirations, even if it’s too on-the-nose for stretches.
Autumn de Wilde’s straightforward adaptation of Jane Austen’s novel has its charming moments, but that doesn’t make up for its missed opportunities.
There’s cheese aplenty in Netflix’s latest rom-com, but its Maori cast and Kiwi setting give it some unexpected charms.
Richard Curtis envisions a world without The Beatles, then promptly ignores it in favor of yet another treacly love story.
Jack Quaid and Maya Erskine break long-standing rom-com modes in this refreshing, personable love story.
Full of racist jokes & sexual assault subplots, John Hughes’ teen rom-com classic has aged like bad cheese. But is there anything worth saving about it?
Rebel Wilson shines in a funny. insightful look at the rhythms of the rom-com.
Netflix’s sex-positive teen dramedy offers up raunch and affection in equal measure.
Seth MacFarlane’s space opera/workplace comedy The Orville kicks off a second season with a sedate premiere about the characters’ dating lives.
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