Posts Tagged ‘romance’
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Charlie (Jeff Daniels) and Audrey (Melanie Griffith) put on a good show for her mother in "Something Wild," a 1986 Orion Pictures release directed by Jonathan Demme.

Class of 1986: ‘Something Wild’

One of Jonathan Demme's masterworks — just spiky enough to draw blood and an uncommonly gripping romance about rebellion, reinvention … and maybe redemption.
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The Choice

This kind of film is like junk food. You know it's bad, but you still find yourself savoring every disgustingly sweet moment.

The Bennet sisters turn badass in "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies," a 2016 Sony release adapted from the book by Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith.

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Two great tastes that may not taste great together per se. But the flavor is so novel and irresistible you won't mind taking down an entire box just this once.
Michael Stone (voice of David Thewlis) takes a long, hard look at himself in "Anomalisa," a 2015 Paramount Pictures stop-motion animation film co-directed by Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson.

Anomalisa

Dizzying and disarming, Charlie Kaufman's triumphant return is an acridly funny, achingly resonant and meticulously constructed film about love and loneliness.

Rooney Mara (left) and Cate Blanchett star in the 2015 Weinstein Company release "Carol," Todd Haynes' sumptuous period-piece romance.

Carol

Elegantly composed, impeccably acted by Cate Blanchett & Rooney Mara, and beautifully rendered, Todd Haynes' latest love story is one of 2015’s very best films.
Harrison Ford, Kathy Baker, Amanda Crew and Blake Lively star in "The Age of Adaline," a 2015 Lionsgate film directed by Lee Toland Krieger.

The Age of Adaline

Despite frustrating first and final acts, "The Age of Adaline" eases into easygoing, effective melodrama thanks to a most unlikely savior.

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Film on Vinyl: Scott Pilgrim vs. The World

Next up on Film on Vinyl's playlist is the "Scott Pilgrim vs. The World" soundtrack. It's time to break out the L- word.
"Strangely in Love" (2014) starring Jemuel Morris, Michelle Lang and Amanda Plummer.

Amin Matalqa, Michelle Lang, & Amanda Plummer “Strangely in Love” (Part 2)

Director Amin Matalqa, actress/producer Michelle Lang, and Emmy Award-winning actress Amanda Plummer talk about their latest movie, “Strangely in Love.”

"Strangely in Love" (2014) starring Jemuel Morris, Michelle Lang and Amanda Plummer.

Amin Matalqa, Michelle Lang, & Amanda Plummer, “Strangely in Love” (Part 1)

Director Amin Matalqa, actress/producer Michelle Lang, and Emmy Award-winning actress Amanda Plummer talk about their latest movie, “Strangely in Love.”
"Strangely in Love" (2014) starring Jemuel Morris, Michelle Lang and directed by Amin Matalqa.

Strangely in Love

A love triangle fairy tale about three lonely idiots, "Strangely in Love" is a whimsically bent adaptation of Dostoevsky set in contemporary Los Angeles.

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Obvious Child

"Obvious Child" is as honest, unadorned and quietly hopeful a romantic comedy about abortion as you'll likely ever see.
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Class of 1984: “All of Me”

Under director Carl Reiner’s devilishly deft touch, "All of Me" is 1944 by way of 1984, but its true timelessness emanates in Steve Martin's epic performance.

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Words and Pictures

Clive Owen and Juliette Binoche star in this peculiar romantic comedy about life, art and literature.
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Only Lovers Left Alive

"Only Lovers Left Alive" is a slow, brooding vampire love story told in a way only Jim Jarmusch could successfully get away with.