Bridget Jones

If famous romcoms were set in 2016

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Ah, romcoms – the standard Valentine’s Day fodder. Boy meets girl, girl falls in love with boy, and one way or another they both live happily ever after. Love them or hate them, romantic comedies have been gracing our screens since the 1930s, but how different would our favourite tales of romance be if they were set in 2016?


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Do you have any other suggestions for updated romcoms?

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