Megan Garcia, Arizona State University
The platform’s genre-defying show chaotically serves up entertainment.
Maximilian Padilla-Rodriguez, Florida Atlantic University
With their creative premises and unorthodox executions, these romantic comedies revitalize the genre for a broader audience.
Tori Walz, Eastern Michigan University
The vague announcement of ‘And Just Like That’ has fans wondering what to expect from a reboot of their favorite late ’90s, early 2000s rom-com.
Callie Rosenzweig, University of Chicago
Danielle Kuzel, Florida State University
The new Netflix film questions the common family expectation of being in a relationship, but it falls into the very cliche it attempts to critique.
Katherine Brand, University of Michigan
Protagonists Mae and George must learn to navigate their evolving romance while dealing with insecurities about sexuality and addiction.
Nanda Illahi, Okayama University
With everything from romance to rivalries to zombies, these Netflix shows will keep you occupied while you’re stuck inside.
Rose Younglove, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
There is no better way to celebrate the feeling of love than binge-watching some movies to melt your heart.
Madalyn Watson, Baylor University
What does this independent, romantic comedy say about millennials’ attitude towards sex and romance?
Megan Mehta, University of Illinois at Chicago
It pretends it’s not a rom-com, but it sure acts like one.
Bethany Knickerbocker, Emerson College
If any of its tropes have finally started to wear thin (two complete opposites discovering they complete each other??), check out one of these slightly less traditional spins on the rom-com genre.
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