Monday, February 11, 2008

Rom Com: trash vs. truth

Is it wrong to prefer contrived romantic comedies to the more high-minded, literate, "true-to-life" ones? Is it wrong to prefer watching Cary Grant and Kate Hepburn chasing a leopard through Connecticut, to prefer the romantic friction of fantastic situations to those of more mature reflection? Even if they don't make screwballs nearly as well anymore?

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