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‘Your Place or Mine:’ Just as awkward as those red carpet photos

‘Your Place or Mine:’ Just as awkward as those red carpet photos

Olivia Chiappelli, Arts Editor February 22, 2023

The time has finally come to see if those pricelessly-awkward red carpet photos of Ashton Kutcher and Reese Witherspoon translated to the big screen! Friday, Feb. 10 marked the official release date...

My go-to rom-com reads

My go-to rom-com reads

D‘Juanna Lester, Arts Reporter February 8, 2023

February: the month of Valentine’s Day. The time where everyone busts out all their favorite romantic comedies and chick flicks.  Rom-com books are my guilty pleasure, and I have a specific list...

I’m falling for ‘Falling For Christmas’

I’m falling for ‘Falling For Christmas’

D’Juanna Lester, Arts Reporter November 16, 2022

In the first of what is sure to be a holiday jam-packed with fun and festive rom-coms, Netflix has offered us a great way to start off the holiday season. “Falling For Christmas” dropped on the streaming...

With this poster alone, Netflix made their intentions clear. This isn’t just any holiday rom-com — this is a Lindsay Lohan holiday rom-com.

Trailer drops for Lindsay Lohan comeback movie ‘Falling for Christmas’

Olivia Chiappelli, Arts Editor October 12, 2022

The Lindsay Lohan renaissance is upon us! On Oct. 3rd — also known as national “Mean Girls” Day, after the iconic quote from the 2004 cult classic — Netflix dropped the poster for the upcoming...

A Show for Two by New York Times bestselling author Tashie Bhuiyan

‘A Show for Two’ – a rom com must read

D‘Juanna Lester, Arts Reporter June 15, 2022

Tashie Bhuiyan does it again! The Bangladeshi-American “Counting Down with You” writer dazzles in her sophomore coming-of-age, romantic comedy. This Young Adult (YA) rom com will have readers squealing...

Along for the Ride is available on Netflix.

“Along for the Ride” is lacking cowboys

Olivia Chiappelli, Arts Editor May 15, 2022

In my latest quest to find a rom-com fix in the same vein as the art piece that is “Safe Haven,” I stumbled upon the movie “Along for the Ride.” It had just arrived on Netflix, and while it didn’t...

Rom-Coms ranked from worst to best

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief September 29, 2021

I have to admit — I love a good (or should I say so bad it’s good) rom-com. Present me with a group of good-looking twenty-somethings living in the big city with lavish lifestyles and massive apartments...

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