I was also the romantic lead in The Boston Strangler – I was the only one that lived to tell the story – so I called myself the romantic lead.
I think opera has gained a kind of glamorous appeal. It’s a live performance that aligns all of the arts and when it is represented in the media in film in particular it is presented as something that is really a special event whether it’s a great date or something that’s just hugely romantic.
I love romantic comedies or romantic dramas – basically anything with love in it.
I had to satisfy the action fans the romantic fans the intellectual fans. It was a terrific burden.
Hugh Grant is the main man. He’s the number one romantic comedy man in the world.
French is the language that turns dirt into romance.
As an actor I’ve grown considerably. It’s taken me years to get comfortable doing a romantic scene and dancing on stage in front of a live audience. I’ve really opened up a lot.
If you look at romantic comedies as pieces of commerce the audience is looking for wish fulfillment.
You cannot look up at the night sky on the Planet Earth and not wonder what it’s like to be up there amongst the stars. And I always look up at the moon and see it as the single most romantic place within the cosmos.
If a man lets all of my dogs sleep in the bed with us then that is the most romantic thing. You must love my dogs in order to love me. A man who is nice to my animals and doesn’t shoo them away – well that’s the height of romance.
My new movie Fools Rush In is a romantic comedy and the girl I play in that is very warm very sweet.
I think in general romantic comedies tend to take one person’s point of view but every once in a while you get something that is balanced for two people.
Usually comedy is only available to us ladies in the romantic comedy. That’s why I hate romantic comedies.