This has been twenty years since My closest friend’s Wedding — plus the increase associated with the ‘Gay Best Friend’ trope

This has been twenty years since My closest friend’s Wedding — plus the increase associated with the ‘Gay Best Friend’ trope

The blockbuster film established Rupert Everett’s profession, however the impact that is long-term of part 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 can be an issue today, however in the 1990s women’s tales reigned in Hollywood.

The age that is golden of rom-com had been a growth time for a certain sort of actress: spunky, klutzy, pretty (although not intimidatingly so), white and slim. At any offered multiplex on any offered week-end, you might find Drew Barrymore, Meg Ryan, Sandra Bullock or, the queen associated with the meet-cute, Julia Roberts playing a bookshop owner or perhaps a baker dropping for the designer 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. Continue reading “This has been twenty years since My closest friend’s Wedding — plus the increase associated with the ‘Gay Best Friend’ trope”