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Review: 10 Years

No one has had a better year than Channing Tatum.

By JAKE MULLIGAN  |  September 28, 2012
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Review: Celeste and Jesse Forever

What's social climbing Celeste (co-writer Rashida Jones) to do when her affable go-nowhere husband (Andy Samberg) starts to feel like an anchor?
Lee Toland Krieger's divorce rom-com
By JAKE MULLIGAN  |  August 17, 2012

RI Shakespeare Theatre’s As You Like It

Shakespeare never wrote a better comedy than As You Like It .
Simply the best
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  June 08, 2012
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Interview: Emily Blunt is hooked on Salmon Fishing

Emily Blunt's roles have included the sexually anarchic teenager of her debut in My Summer of Love (2004), the crime scene custodian in Sunshine Cleaning (2008), the Queen of England in Young Victoria (2009), and a lawn gnome in the animated Gnom
Reel deal
By PETER KEOUGH  |  March 09, 2012
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Big Troubles | Romantic Comedy

I was worried when I heard that '80s jangle-pop maestro Mitch Easter was producing Big Troubles' second album.
Slumberland (2011)
By GARRETT MARTIN  |  October 14, 2011
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Review: I Don't Know How She Does It

Sarah Jessica Parker plays a Boston investment manager — not a baker or a caterer — in a this movie by Douglas McGrath ( Emma ) that's otherwise as retro as a Katherine Heigl chick flick.
Having it all
By ANN LEWINSON  |  September 16, 2011


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Review: The Names of Love

Child abuse, genocide — those French have a way with romantic comedies.
Softcore sex and politics
By PETER KEOUGH  |  August 19, 2011
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All's Well on Boston Common

I think of Measure for Measure , with its fanatically chaste heroine, and All's Well That Ends Well , with its lovely lass in pursuit of a lout, as Shakespeare's "Smart Women, Foolish Choices" plays.
Love sick
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  August 05, 2011
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Review: Much Ado in World War 2

Men return from war, and attentions turn to love: It's a timeless order, and so it is with the witty Sicilians of Shakespeare's comedy Much Ado About Nothing .
Monmouth shifts centuries, to powerful effect
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  July 15, 2011
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Review: Bridesmaids

A scene in which a couple screw their hearts out might not raise an eyebrow in a European art film, but as the opening of a romantic comedy from a Hollywood studio, it gets your attention.
Wedding crasher
By PETER KEOUGH  |  May 13, 2011
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Review: Take Me Home Tonight

Standard buddy comedy turned zany bacchanal has moments of inspiration
Standard buddy comedy turned zany bacchanal has moments of inspiration
By PETER KEOUGH  |  March 04, 2011


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Review: The Back-Up Plan

As a pregnant single woman, Jennifer Lopez glows spectacularly. Director Alan Poul’s bland baby comedy, however, appears to have been a light labor.
It's laughing all the way to the sperm bank
By ALICIA POTTER  |  April 30, 2010
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Review: When In Rome

Exhibits neither an eye nor an ear for comedy.
... make a hasty retreat
By BRETT MICHEL  |  February 05, 2010
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Review: (500) Days of Summer

"This is not a love story," (500) Days of Summer 's disembodied narrator tells us. That's mostly a lie.
An odd romantic comedy, but a romantic comedy nonetheless
By SHAULA CLARK  |  July 17, 2009