97 min • We welcome writer and critic Scott Meslow for a rollicking conversation about one of the most loved and most maligned film genres, and we discuss his new book “From Hollywood with Love: The Rise, and Fall (and Rise Again) of the Romantic Comedy.”

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The Brattle Film Podcast is the official podcast of Boston’s unofficial film school: The Brattle Theatre. Join Ivy, Ned, Alissa, and Ian as they discuss the latest virtual and theatrical releases, festival programming, upcoming series, Brattle news, and more, every month on The Brattle Film Podcast. Comments, questions, and feedback always welcome at BrattlePod@brattlefilm.org.

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