Tag Archives: romance

Submergence (2017) Rated NR

James More is held captive by jihadist fighters off the coast of Africa; across the ocean, Danielle Flinders prepares to submerge into the Greenland Sea. While More and Flinders are separately confined, they each remember their romance from the year before. … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, Drama, films, Movie reviews, movies, Rated NR, reviews, Romance | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Bitter Tea of General Yen (1932) Rated NR

A Chinese warlord and an engaged Christian missionary fall in love. Starring Barbara Stanwyck, Nils Asther, and Toshia Mori. The Bitter Tea of General Yen is one of the first films to deal with interracial romance. As this was made before films were … Continue reading

Posted in 1932, Drama, films, Movie reviews, movies, Rated NR, reviews, Romance | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Behind the Candelabra (2013) Rated TV-MA

The story of megastar Liberace and his six-year romance with Scott Thorson. Based on the book Behind the Candelabra: My Life With Liberace by Scott Thorson. Starring Matt Damon, Scott Bakula, and Eric Zuckerman. I think this film portrays Liberace’s life as well … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, Based on a novel, Biography, Drama, films, Movie reviews, movies, Rated TV-MA, reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Call Me By Your Name (2017) Rated R

In the 1980s, a teen in Italy falls for an older man. Based on the book by André Aciman. Starring Armie Hammer, Timothée Chalamet, and Michael Stuhlbarg. This film left a bad taste in my mouth. The premise of the film … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, Based on a novel, Drama, films, Movie reviews, movies, Rated R, reviews, Romance | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Miss Grant Takes Richmond (1949) Rated NR

A secretary unknowingly takes a job working for a bookie who is masquerading as a real estate agent. Starring Lucille Ball, William Holden, and Janis Carter. This film is a classic farce. Lucille Ball shows off her comedic talents before she … Continue reading

Posted in 1949, comedy, films, Movie reviews, movies, Rated NR, reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Dead Man Down (2013) Rated TV-14

A crime lord’s right-hand man and a woman seek revenge. Starring Colin Farrell, Noomi Rapace, and Terrence Howard. This film is supposed to be a thriller noir. The film doesn’t know what it is; it flows from being a romance to … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, action, Crime, films, Movie reviews, movies, Rated TV-14, reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

For the People (ABC) Rated TV-PG

Set in a federal court in New York City, the show follows young lawyers on the sides of both the defense and the prosecution. Starring Jasmin Savoy Brown, Wesam Keesh, Rahvaunia. Typical Shondaland fare, this show is fun to watch, taking … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, ABC, Drama, Rated TV-PG, reviews, Tv shows | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Rebound (2009) Rated R

A single mom is captivated by a younger, sexy new neighbor. Starring  Catherine Zeta-Jones, Justin Bartha, Andrew Cherry. This is a mediocre romance- fun and cute at times, but easily forgettable. The chemistry is there between the actors, and the … Continue reading

Posted in 2009, comedy, films, Movie reviews, movies, Rated R, reviews, Romance | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Warm Bodies (2013) Rated PG-13

A zombie saves a living girl from an attack and starts a relationship with her. Based on the novel by Isaac Marion. Starring Nicholas Hoult, Teresa Palmer, Analeigh Tipton. This film is a zombie take on Romeo and Juliet that is … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, Based on a novel, comedy, films, horror, Movie reviews, movies, Rated PG-13, reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

To Rome for Love (BRAVO) Rated NR

 A group of women head to Rome to find love. Starring Mercedes Young, Cece Counts, Diann Valentine. This is a reality show that takes a group of African-American women to Rome to find love. I have two problems with the show. … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Bravo, Rated NR, reality tv, reviews, Tv shows | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment