Fifty Shades Freed

Newlyweds Christian Grey and Anastasia ‘Ana’ Steele cut short their exotic honeymoon and return to Seattle after receiving news of a break-in at Christian’s corporate headquarters. Some computer files were stolen, and security camera tapes identify the perpetrator as Jack Hyde, Ana’s former boss who was fired for…


Like the best romantic comedies, Bridget Jones’s Diary is about more than just falling in love

As a lifelong lover of the much-maligned romantic comedy, I’ve always found it funny when people dismiss the genre as being too “unrealistic.” Those detractors aren’t necessarily wrong—they’re just mistaking a feature for a bug. Rom-coms aren’t aiming for realism and failing. They’re purposefully utilizing a…