It has been two decades since My friend that is best’s Wedding — plus the increase associated with the ‘Gay Best Friend’ trope

It has been two decades since My friend that is best’s Wedding — plus the increase associated with the ‘Gay Best Friend’ trope

The blockbuster film established Rupert Everett’s job, nevertheless the long-lasting effect of their role was not always therefore hot for him or other LGBT actors.

By Rachel Giese Updated 23, 2017 june

Image, TriStar Pictures/courtesy Everett Collection.

Women-centred movies are an issue today, however in the 1990s women’s tales reigned in Hollywood.

The golden chronilogical age of the rom-com had been a growth time for a certain type of actress: spunky, klutzy, pretty (although not intimidatingly so), white and slim. At any offered multiplex on any offered week-end, you could see Drew Barrymore, Meg Ryan, Sandra Bullock or, the queen regarding the meet-cute, Julia Roberts playing a bookshop owner or even a baker falling for an architect through a few star-crossed mishaps and pratfalls.

The girl-gets-boy happy ending was guaranteed in most of these movies. An exception that is rare Roberts’ 1997 My Best Friend’s Wedding, which turns 20 this week. Читать далее «It has been two decades since My friend that is best’s Wedding — plus the increase associated with the ‘Gay Best Friend’ trope»