Topic: Five-Year Engagement

The Five-Year Engagement May Be A Rom Com, But It’s Not A Chick Flick

The Five-Year Engagement May Be A Rom Com, But It's Not A Chick Flick

Most romantic comedies give me a headache because I spend so much time rolling my eyes at the cheesy dialogue and corny plots. It’s not that I hate love or despite happiness, I hate what stereotypical chick flick characters have to go through to get there. It’s usually 90 minutes of madcap hijinks, bridal showers gone wrong and dramatic love confessions in the pouring rain. That’s what made The Five-Year Engagement so wonderfully enjoyable to watch. It might be a romantic comedy, but it’s defintiely not a chick flick. More »