He's Just Not That Into You

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Judges Punt on Legal Definition of Romance

They cite 'He's Just Not Into You' in opinion on 'significant' relationship

(Newser) - It's not every day that references to He's Just Not That Into You and When Harry Met Sally show up in federal appeals court decisions, but this case is an exception. A three-judge panel of the Second Circuit struck down a bizarre condition that a defendant notify his probation officer—... More »

Jonas Bros Lose Beat at Box Office

Oscars help Slumdog to third

(Newser) - Madea Goes to Jail kept the Jonas Brothers at bay this weekend, Entertainment Weekly reports. Madea banked $16.5 million to the highly anticipated Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience's mere $12.7 million. Slumdog Millionaire enjoyed an Oscar boost, earning $12.2 million, while Taken continued its hot streak... More »

Audiences Just That Into You

Romantic comedy attracts female movie-goers

(Newser) - He's Just Not That Into You got plenty of attention from the ladies this weekend, earning $27.5 million to top the box office, Entertainment Weekly reports. The romantic comedy, which stars Jennifer Aniston, Drew Barrymore, Ben Affleck, and Scarlett Johansson, attracted a crowd that was—not surprisingly—80% female.... More »

Critics Just Not That Into Flick

'Good looks,' 'slick lines' can't save film

(Newser) - Critics are unimpressed with He’s Just Not That Into You, a romantic comedy based on the self-help book of the same name, which itself was based on a throwaway line from a Sex and the City episode. The film’s got “nothing more than good looks and a... More »

Sorry, Chick Flicks: We're Just Not That Into You

Genre too often relies on 'clichés, hateful caricatures' of womanhood

(Newser) - Where have all the Carrie Bradshaws and Bridget Joneses gone? The women of flicks like Bride Wars and Confessions of a Shopaholic are pale imitations of those relatively feisty heroines, “variously neurotic, idiotic, label-obsessed, weight-obsessed, man-obsessed or wedding-obsessed, and often all at the same time,” Kevin Maher complains... More »

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