Rom-Com Double Reviews: Tall Girl 2 and 7 Days

TALL GIRL 2 (2022) I haven’t seen the first film, but was intrigued to see the sequel as I’m a fan of Emily Ting’s work (notably Already Tomorrow in Hong Kong, which I highly recommend.  Ava Michelle is back as tall girl Jodi and most of the cast are back as well, and it’s fun …

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FlixChatter Review: Book Of Love (2022)

I was sold on the amusing premise that a Mexican book translator rewrite the entire story of an uptight English author’s novel into a steamy erotic fiction. That plot, albeit unrealistic, is a pretty hilarious setup for a rom-com and it certainly looks that way at first. I was quite intrigued by Spanish actress Verónica …

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FlixChatter Review: I WANT YOU BACK (2022)

So I watched not one but TWO new rom-coms last week, which is unusual as I haven’t been too impressed with most modern rom-coms which tend to be a bit too edgy or cynical about love and romance for my taste. Well, if you read my review of Marry Me, that movie is definitely a …

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FlixChatter Review: MARRY ME (2022)

There are a handful of what I’d consider ‘perfect’ movies that I think should not ever be remade. Out of the rom-com genre, that includes anything by Nora Ephron as well as Notting Hill by Roger Michell. Well, Marry Me isn’t a remake, but one could say it’s Notting Hill on steroids, though I was …

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Guest Review: Isn’t It Romantic (2019)

Directed By: Todd Strauss-Schulson Written By: Dana Fox, Erin Cardillo, Katie Silberman Runtime: 1 hour 29 minutes Isn’t It Romantic is a masterpiece. Not in the sense that it’s ideologically revolutionary or that it’s even necessarily going to stand the test of time, but it is skillfully conceived, written, acted, shot, and edited in a …

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The Longest Ride interview with cast member Scott Eastwood & Britt Robertson

Last Thursday I had the chance to be part of a roundtable interview with the two cast members of The Longest Ride, the upcoming Nicholas Sparks' adaptation. Scott Eastwood and Britt Robertson visited Minneapolis as part of their press tour around the country. Unfortunately I was unable to see the screening of the film, but …

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Five Movies. Five Words – Volume 2

So much for consistency eh. I meant to do these posts as a monthly series but it has been three months since my last Five Movies in Five Words post. The idea is to come up with five movies from various genres and capture the essence of the film, or whatever that comes to mind …

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