So apparently, winter is the time when we especially want a nice snuggly romantic comedy. To me, this makes heaps of sense (warm fuzzy feeling = warmth period), but being generally attracted to romance in general, I watch my rom coms in all kinds of weather. After all, they work when it’s sunny. They work when it’s rainy. Whether it’s cloudy and dry, or blistery and cold, I love romantic comedies.
I’m pretty stringent, though, in my requirements, and I stick very closely to the words “romantic” and “comedy.” Mate, if it’s not funny, it’s not a comedy. And romantic is not synonymous with sappy. I have to simultaneously not gag and be able to see this couple together ten years in the future. And as with romance novels, I find it pretty hard to enjoy a romantic comedy if I don’t sympathize with the protagonist, especially if we’re talking […]