Chick Flicks as Sci Fi

New Yorker:

I regard romantic comedies as a subgenre of sci-fi, in which the world operates according to different rules than my regular human world. For me, there is no difference between Ripley from “Alien” and any Katherine Heigl character. They are equally implausible.

via Mindy Kaling: “Flick Chicks” : The New Yorker.