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In our VERY FIRST video essay, Chelsea talks about the heyday of the classic romantic comedy and the lasting impact the genre has had on millennial women — from influencing their expectations of relationships to normalizing lifestyles that are almost exclusively available to rich people.

Thanks to @Princess_Weekes for her insight in this video!

Chapters:

00:00 TFD supports SAG!
00:55 Welcome To Our Romcom Era!
5:09 The Downfall Of The Mainstream Romcom
12:10 An Economically Chaotic Match
15:22 Romance Is For White People
18:14 The Romcom's Relationship With Money
27:01 He's Not Charming, He's Just A Prince
31:30 Your Job: The One True Love Of Capitalism
36:05 Wined, Dined, & Lightly Stalked
41:25 You Should Never Know You're Hot
46:48 Congratulations, Life Ends At 30!
50:48 Conclusion

Source links:

https://www.34st.com/article/2021/02/romantic-comedy-diversity-bipoc-hollywood-representation
https://www.salon.com/2012/04/19/think_like_a_man_why_are_rom_coms_still_segregated/
https://www.thedartmouth.com/article/2023/02/the-return-of-rom-coms
https://www.statista.com/statistics/668722/romcom-box-office-gross-north-america/
https://www.npr.org/2018/08/25/641582427/rumors-of-the-death-of-the-rom-com-are-greatly-exaggerated
https://www.salon.com/2023/02/11/netflix-rom-com-your-place-or-mine/
https://www.reuters.com/graphics/USA-FILM/akveqmlarvr/
https://www.zumper.com/rent-research/new-york-ny/upper-west-side
https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/1965-Fletcher-Ave-South-Pasadena-CA-91030/20696943_zpid/
https://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2017/mar/06/big-little-lies-fifty-shades-grey-darker-billions-wealth-porn

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