The Rom-Com Formula, Explained

The Rom-Com Formula: Two people at odds, a meet-cute, misunderstanding or an outright lie, an adorably clumsy heroine, a red herring love interest, a whimsical job, a big apartment, zany side characters, kissing in the rain, the epiphany, the happy-ever-after… and more. What makes this “comfort food” of cinema so irresistible? The contradictory Rom-Com Genre has had its ups and downs, but these unrealistic yet ever-relatable movies are seeing a comeback. In this video The Take analyzes what makes this genre, and what it tells us about love.


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