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  • Exploring Genre's natural borders: bromantic comedy as a subgenre 

    Authors:Kartal, Esma
    Publisher and Date:(Kadir Has University, 2013)
    This thesis aims to investigate a recent trend in contemporary American cinema which i call “bromantic comedy.” These comedy films have been increasingly coming out since the early 2000s. They are defined by their considerable use of gross-out humor and their depiction of the average American male. Bromantic comedies direct their attention to homosocial interaction or “bromance” as well as heterosexual relationships. Since it is a fairly recent phenomenon there is little relevant academic research ...