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  1. Oct 2020
    1. Asian countries

      Another movie that exploded with viewers in Asian countries was "Crazy Rich Asians."

    2. Love, Simon

      I believe Love Simon was a great way to incorporate the expression of the LGBTQ+ community into the romcom world.

    3. In a world with a lot of hate being spewed all the time, sometimes you just want to fall in love.

      A recent study done by GQ magazine states that More than 40 per cent of men cry when they’re watching a romcom.

    4. tropes

      Definition: a figurative or metaphorical use of a word or expression

    5. One of my favorite things to do with my friends is watching and ridiculing bad rom-coms, and Netflix has several to offer.

      There are many poorly made romcoms on Netflix that I am not proud to say I watched.

    6. Diversity has also played a huge role in the new wave of rom-coms

      Some examples of diverse romcoms would be : The Matchmaker's List by Sonya Lalli Unmarriageable by Soniah Kamal. Pride, Prejudice, And Other Flavors by Sonali Dev (May 2019) Ayesha At Last by Uzma Jalaluddin (June 2019) The Marriage Clock by Zara Raheem (July 2019)

    7. psychological nuance

      Definition: excessively affected by emotion or feelings

    8. The dormancy of 2013-2017 might just be because people got bored of the genre.

      Just like Hallmark movies, romcoms are known for having similar story lines

    9. Did Netflix revive the rom-com? And why did it go dormant, if not dead, in the first place?

      80 million subscribers watched Netflix’s “Summer of Love” series, which included films like *Set It Up, Sierra Burgess Is a Loser, The Kissing Booth, Like Father, and To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before in 2019.

    10. probing

      Definition: searching

    11. Netflix

      About two-thirds of its subscribers watched a romance film on Netflix sometime between March 2019 and March 2020

    12. Wikipedia

      Not always a reliable source

    13. Nora Ephron.

      Nora Ephron is a writer, journalist and filmmaker. She made the famous rom-coms Sleepless in Seattle, When Harry Met Sally, Bewitched and many more timeless movies.

    14. the streaming platform’s

      Some examples of this would be Netflix, Prime Movies, Hulu, Youtube, Vudu, and Vimeo

    15. Richard Curtis

      Richard Curtis is a screenwriter, producer and film director. He produced Love Actually, Bridget Jone's Diary, Notting Hill and many more rom-coms