Presentation on theme: "Movies Where The Two Main Characters Hate Each Other and then Fall In Love AKA: Romantic Comedies."— Presentation transcript:
Movies Where The Two Main Characters Hate Each Other and then Fall In Love AKA: Romantic Comedies
27 Dresses Youre cynical and cranky and impossible but the truth is fighting with you is the best thing thats ever happened to me and I think theres a very good chance that Ive fallen in love with you.
The Ugly Truth Mike: Rule #3, men are very visual. We have to change your look. Abby Richter: What's wrong with my look? Mike Chadway: Abby, you're a very attractive woman, but you're completely inaccessible. You're all about comfort and efficiency! Abby Richter: What's wrong with comfort and efficiency? Mike Chadway: Well nothing, except no one wants to f*&% it.
Leap Year Anna: Do you wanna talk about it? Declan: Listen, Bob. You're not in America now, you're in Ireland. So have a drink and shut up.
What Happens in Vegas Joy McNally: The grown-ups have to go to work today... What are you going to do all day? Jack Fuller: I don't know yet [shoves cereal in mouth] Joy McNally: Hmph. Jack Fuller: I'd rather do nothing and be happy than do something I know I don't love. Joy McNally: Words to live by, Yanni.
Perfect Example: Hes Just Not That Into You Girls are taught a lot of stuff growing up. If a guy punches you he likes you. Never try to trim your own bangs and someday you will meet a wonderful guy and get your very own happy ending. Every movie we see, Every story we're told implores us to wait for it, the third act twist, the unexpected declaration of love, the exception to the rule. But sometimes we're so focused on finding our happy ending we don't learn how to read the signs. How to tell from the ones who want us and the ones who don't, the ones who will stay and the ones who will leave. And maybe a happy ending doesn't include a guy, maybe... it's you, on your own, picking up the pieces and starting over, freeing yourself up for something better in the future. Maybe the happy ending is... just... moving on.
How Does She End Up? This characters name is Gigi. She has just been told that Alex, the guy she likes does not like her back, and they got into a huge fight. How does she end the movie? The two of them end up dating. Why were they fighting? Because Gigi asked Alex out instead of him asking her out. They got into an argument over her daring to believe that Alex liked her back, even though he had not yet asked her out.
This is CLEARLY still a common theme in movies, especially romantic comedies. But, is it fair? People in real life very rarely fall in love with people they once hated. In fact, psychologists have actually studied the saying opposites attract and have come to find that no, opposites do not attract at all. And who is begin asked to change in order to make a relationship work? Who is usually the one changed?
In REAL life: People in real life very rarely fall in love with people they once hated. In fact, psychologists have actually studied the saying opposites attract and have come to find that no, opposites do not attract at all.