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How romantic comedies are a set-up for failure

How romantic comedies are a set-up for failure

I'm a big movie buff. Romantic Comedies, Dramas, Action, Documentaries, SciFi, Mystery… from the junk food of Jay and Silent Bob to the over-the-top action of Kill Bill to the episodic writing of Harry Potter… you'll find me in front of the silver screen allowing it to wash over me… taking me to — wherever. Movies are an escape from reality, and as such the writers and directors demand one thing from the audience: Suspension of Disbelief — the viewer's willingness to sacrifice realism and logic for the sake of their enjoyment of the film. I have no issue with Suspension of Disbelief. But for movies set in the real world, where relationship dynamics play out on-screen… what I'm not capable of is Suspension of Realistic Possibility.




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