Maybe its the fact that every actor I like seems to be in at least one of them.
Could it be the "witty" dialogue and the plots?
Might it have to do with the score?
Maybe its the fact that the end of Mighty Aphrodite is a song and dance number with a bunch of guys dressed as monks.
Alas, I will probably never find out, because, really, the movies are like watching an amusing trainwreck of other peoples lives and if I can no longer enjoy this, what will my life become!?