Category Archives: Romance

Much Ado About Nothing Review: Whedon, The Chameleon

As many of you know, I got the chance to see this film on the opening night of the Seattle International Film Festival several days ago, and I’ve been trying to find a moment here or there to put the … Continue reading

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The Great Gatsby Review: Baz the Great and Powerful

You all have before you a stirring indictment of the modern American education system; a high school graduate who has never read F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic The Great Gatsby.  Now, this shouldn’t be so much of a negative reflection on … Continue reading

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The Big Wedding Review: A New Low For… Everyone Involved

If you ask most film critics what their absolute least favorite movie genre is, the most common response you are likely to get is romantic comedy.  This of course isn’t to say that there aren’t great romantic comedies out there, … Continue reading

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Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor Review: Next stop, The Lifetime Network

It’s times like this that I have to remind myself over and over that it’s almost summer.  March hasn’t been too terrible overall, but a load of mediocre movies can almost be worse than a load of terrible movies.  When … Continue reading

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The Host Review: Achieving the Impossible

Unfortunately, in this case “The Impossible” refers to the creation of something even more poorly written than the Twilight Series.  I don’t know why, but at some point in time I decided to let myself believe that this movie could … Continue reading

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Beautiful Creatures: Not Just Twilight with Witches

Like me, many of you probably had the same reaction upon seeing the first trailers for Beautiful Creatures:  it’s just Twilight with Witches.  With the vacuum left by Stephanie Meyers shamefully successful “saga” it comes as no surprise that Hollywood has … Continue reading

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Safe Haven Review: Losing My Sparks-ginity

You heard me right, before Thursday night I had not yet been subjected to the apparent cheese-fest that is every Nicholas Sparks movie of the past decade.  Between The Notebook, Dear John, Nights in Rodanthe, A Walk to Remember, The … Continue reading

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