Friday, 11 February 2011

Research - Generic Conventions of a Rom-Com

Generic Conventions for A Rom-Com:
·         A couple(s)
·         Leading Actor and Actress
·         Romantic Dates, scenes, locations
·         Difference between upper and lower classes
·         Stereotypes – people who are able to be with other people because they are popular, beautiful etc
·         Comedy – witty script, slang, sexual innuendo’s, Arguments and complicated relationships
·         Romance – Gifts, romantic script, locations, happy endings, tearful scenes
·         A wedding maybe?
·         Several Plots at once

More Research into Rom-Coms


I looked at a few done by other Media AS Students as well has videos on the Internet and DVDs
Here is a list of videos I have watched:
1.) Bridget Jones Edge of Reason

2.) Four Weddings and A Funeral

3.) Love Actually

4.) 27 Dresses

5.) The Break Up

6.) Sex and The City

7.)The Romantics

8.)Valentines Day

9.) Youth in Revolt

10.) The Proposal