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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…

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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…