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Info 101: Movieclips 167: Here come the rom-coms. Run for your life.

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"ABOUT LAST NIGHT" from Sony Pictures opens Fri., Feb. 14, 2014.

STARRING: Kevin Hart, Regina Hall, Michael Ealy, Joy Bryant.

DIRECTOR: Steve Pink ("Hot Tub Time Machine")

SYNOPSIS: Remake of 1986 same-name film--two couples find new love.

Black version of lame ancient film. Who cares?

"ENDLESS LOVE" from Universal opens Fri., Feb. 14, 2014.

STARRING: Gabriella Wilde, Alex Pettyfer, Bruce Greenwood, Joely Richardson.

DIRECTOR: Shana Feste.

SYNOPSIS: The story of a privileged girl and a charismatic boy whose instant desire sparks a love affair made more reckless by parents trying to keep them apart.

How Romeo and Juliet. Another unimaginative remake of a lame film whose title song became more famous than the movie itself.

"WINTER'S TALE" from Warner Brothers opens Fri., Feb. 14, 2014.

STARRING: Colin Farrell, Jessica Brown Findlay, Jennifer Connelly, William Hurt, Eva Marie Saint and Russell Crowe.

DIRECTOR: Akiva Goldsman (directorial debut).

SYNOPSIS: Set in mythic New York City and spanning more than a century, this is a story of miracles, crossed destinies, the age-old battle between good and evil and, of course, never-ending love.

The amazing thing here is a total of three love stories released on one day and none of them star Jennifer Aniston or Mandy Moore. Without them to keep it interesting, count on many guys falling asleep in many theaters across the country, thinking they have to suffer through this crud to get to the promised land. While that statement feeds many stereotypes, let's not forget that stereotypes exist because they are true. Good luck, guys. It's just one night out of your life, right? Right?

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