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Romance

  • Film Review: ‘Something Borrowed’

    Buyer beware: if you haven’t read Emily Giffin’s book, it is likely that this film adaptation will fall flat. Those who have read the novel will be pleasantly surprised to see…

  • Film Review: ‘Water For Elephants’

    The greatest show on earth?  Nah, but I found Water for Elephants to be an immensely enjoyable period film filled with decadent set pieces, gorgeous costumes, and a fascinating look at…

  • Film Review: ‘Beastly’

    Teenaged girls are the only ones likely to care for this modern day retelling of Beauty and the Beast.  That’s your disclaimer.  For those of us who have discerning tastes, the…

  • Film Review: ‘Blue Valentine’

    The opposite of love is not hate; it’s indifference.–Elie Wiesel The true meaning of that quote is fully realized in this haunting anti-love story. Blue Valentine is a stark, quiet film…

  • Review: ‘Going the Distance’

    Real life on again/off again couple Drew Barrymore and Justin Long team up in this sweet romantic comedy that realistically depicts the good, the bad, and the ugly about long distance…

  • Review: ‘The Switch’

    Come on, we all know the drill with romantic comedies.  Two star-crossed lovers are completely oblivious to the fact that they are perfect for one another, then one or both has…

  • Review: ‘Scott Pilgrim vs. the World’

    It’s difficult to do justice to Scott Pilgrim vs. The World in a review because the movie defies any sort of label.  Bouncing merrily from genre to genre, the film is…