Category Archives: Romance

A Cookie Cutter Christmas (2014) Rated TV-G

Two schoolteachers battle it out in a holiday baking contest to win the affections of a single father. Starring Erin Krakow, David Haydn-Jones, and Miranda Frigon. This is one of those cheesy Hallmark Christmas movies. It’s one that tends to … Continue reading

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The Longest Ride (2015) Rated PG-13

The lives of a young couple intertwine with the life of an older man who’s reliving a romance of his own. Based on the book by Nicholas Sparks. Starring Britt Robertson, Scott Eastwood, and Alan Alda. This is one of … Continue reading

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Fifty Shades of Grey (2015) Rated R

A literature student meets a billionaire who changes her life. Based on the book by E.L. James.  Starring Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, and Jennifer Ehle. Since the phenomenon of the Fifty Shades of Grey book craze, I’ve tried reading the … Continue reading

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Her (2013) Rated R

In the future, a writer falls in love with an operating system. Starring Joaquin Phoenix, Lynn Adrianna Freedman, and Lisa Renee Pitts. This story is brilliantly told as a love story; if it had been a relationship between two humans, … Continue reading

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A Country Wedding (2015) Rated TV-G

When an engaged country star comes home, sparks fly when he sees his childhood sweetheart. Starring Jesse Metcalfe, Autumn Reeser, and Laura Mennell. This is a good Hallmark film. The chemistry between Metcalfe and Reeser was good, and the story … Continue reading

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A Wish Come True (2015) Rated TV-G

On the night of her 30th birthday, Lindsay wishes that all her birthday wishes come true. Starring Megan Park, Benjamin Hollingsworth, and Anthony Lemke. This film is a typical Hallmark movie romance. Although, the casting needed some adjustment as the … Continue reading

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Flying Home (2014) Rated NR

A businessman must choose between a deal that would make his career or the woman he loves. Starring Jamie Dornan, Anthony Head, and Ali Suliman. I rather enjoyed this film. It’s not the best romance, but I really enjoyed Dornan’s … Continue reading

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Wings (1927) Rated NR

Two men, one rich and one middle class, fall in love with the same woman and become fighter pilots in World War I. Starring Clara Bow, Charles ‘Buddy’ Rogers, and Richard Arlen. This film took me by surprise. It is … Continue reading

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Jane Eyre (1943) Rated NR

Orphaned Jane Eyre is hired by Edward Rochester to care for his daughter. Based on the book by Charlotte Brontë.  Starring Orson Welles, Joan Fontaine, and Margaret O’Brien. I rather enjoyed this version of Jane Eyre. It is not as … Continue reading

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Inventing the Abbotts (1997) Rated R

Two working-class brothers court three wealthy sisters. Starring Joaquin Phoenix, Billy Crudup, and Will Patton. This is a coming of age film set in 1957-1960 as two young men vie for the attentions of the three girls from a wealthy … Continue reading

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