It’s been 25 years since the birth of the modern romantic comedy. Beginning with When Harry Met Sally… in 1989, the genre has become a launching pad for some actors and a refuge for others. In these movies we find predictable moments, heightened notions of love, and a lot of questionable outfits. And while the genre has morphed over the years, we’re still in love with rom-coms — so we’re celebrating them all week. Welcome to Rom-Com Week.
In this special edition of the B.S. Report, Bill Simmons talks with Wesley Morris and Juliet Litman about actors and actresses who should have been great romantic-comedy stars.
Listen to the podcast here.