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Because it didn’t draw on any existing movie genre, “Twilight” felt fresh, even if its hybrid nature made marketers nervous. When Stewart and Pattinson, whose chemistry was apparent both on-screen and off, hit Hall H at Comic-Con that summer, romance-starved fans went wild.
Think “Sweet Home Alabama” meets the Bullock/Bill Paxton-Pullman chestnut “While You Were Sleeping.” We soon find out how vulnerable the tough boss really is (she lost her family years ago) while she falls in love with her assistant — and vice versa — and his family.
Betty White as Grammy is worth her weight in gold as she fishes for Bullock’s breasts inside a blowsy hand-me-down wedding dress.
She makes her movies her way (with a nod to Hollywood’s classic screwball comedies), and has final cut.
Over her six romantic comedies, you can track the professional progress of working women: Diane Keaton is a wide-shouldered over-achiever in “Baby Boom” (1987) who inherits a toddler who humanizes her; three decades later in “The Intern,” Anne Hathaway is a workaholic who bonds with senior Robert De Niro and rediscovers her heart.