Category Archives: Romance

Mistresses (ABC) Rated TV-14

 Follows the lives of four friends as they each go on a path of self discovery. Starring Yunjin Kim, Rochelle Aytes, Jes Macallan, Brett Tucker. I wish I could have liked this show better than I did. I’m a huge fan of Alyssa Milano, … Continue reading

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She’s All That (1999) Rated PG-13

 A high school jock takes a bet that he can turn an unattractive girl into the prom queen. Starring Freddie Prinze Jr., Rachael Leigh Cook, Matthew Lillard, Paul Walker, Kevin Pollak, Anna Paquin, Kieran Culkin, Lil’ Kim, Gabrielle Union, Dulé Hill. This is Can’t Buy Me Love for the 90’s. … Continue reading

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Rust and Bone (2012) Rated R

Alain leaves Belgium for Antibes to live with his sister and brother in-law after he is put in charge of his young son. There he befriends Stephanie, a killer whale trainer, and their relationship deepens after an accident. Based on Craig … Continue reading

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W.E. (2011) Rated R

 The affair between  King Edward VIII and American divorcée Wallis Simpson is entwined with a  contemporary romance between a married woman and a Russian security guard. Starring Abbie Cornish, Andrea Riseborough, James D’Arcy, Oscar Isaac. A film by Madonna. I have mixed feelings about this … Continue reading

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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945) Rated PG

 A young woman who idealizes her luckless father comes of age in a New York tenement during the early 1900s. Based on the novel by Betty Smith. Starring  Dorothy McGuire, Joan Blondell, James Dunn. This film beautifully captures the essence of the … Continue reading

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500 Days of Summer (2009) Rated PG-13

A romantic comedy about a girl who doesn’t believe in true love and the man who falls for her. Starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Zooey Deschanel, Geoffrey Arend, Chloë Grace Moretz, Matthew Gray Gubler, Clark Gregg, Rachel Boston, Minka Kelly. As one … Continue reading

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Funny Face (1957) Rated NR

A fashion shoot at a bookstore brings forth a new model into the fashion world. Starring Audrey Hepburn, Fred Astaire, Kay Thompson This is one of the fun films with the music of the Gershwin’s. I enjoyed the music. I … Continue reading

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42nd Street (1933) Rated NR

A director may be putting on his last show on Broadway when a newcomer is hired to replace the star of the show. Starring Warner Baxter, Bebe Daniels, George Brent, Ginger Rogers, Dick Powell. 42nd Street is a show within a … Continue reading

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Safety Not Guaranteed (2012) Rated R

A reporter investigates an ad placed in the paper for a companion to time travel. Starring Aubrey Plaza, Lauren Carlos, Basil Harris, Jake Johnson. This film was not what I expected at all. It is very well written with well-rounded … Continue reading

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Playing for Keeps (2012) Rated PG-13

A former soccer star who is down on his luck decides to coach his son’s soccer team. He finds himself surrounded by attractive moms who pursue him. Starring Gerard Butler, Jessica Biel, Noah Lomax, Dennis Quaid, Uma Thurman, Catherine Zeta-Jones, … Continue reading

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