Tag Archives: Romance

The Mirror Has Two Faces - * * *

A thoughtful romantic comedy about love, marriage, sex and society. Barbra Streisand stars as Rose Morgan, a professor of literature, who though unlucky at love, still dreams of romance. Jeff Bridges is Gregory Larkin, a mathematics professor, who becomes convinced … Continue reading

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Jane Eyre - * * 1/2*

Distant period piece based upon Charlotte Bronte’s novel. The story begins as young penniless Jane (played here by Anna Paquin) is transferred from the cold and uncaring home of her cruel aunt to a cold and uncaring boarding school. She … Continue reading

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Up Close and Personal - * * 1/2*

A captivating love story which is framed by a pointless and shallow rehash of A Star Is Born. Up Close and Personal follows the rising star of Tally Atwater (Michelle Pfeiffer), as she climbs up the ladder of television news … Continue reading

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Bed of Roses - * * 1/2*

Bed of Roses is a rather idealistic romance that suffers from its overabundant perfection. Mary Stuart Masterson is Lisa, an overworked and underloved woman. She meets her ideal man in Lewis King (Christian Slater), a florist. Lewis happens to be … Continue reading

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The Bridges of Madison County - * *

Beautifully filmed and well acted (expect nominations for Cinematography and Best Actress). However neither of those can compensate for the rather mundane and familiar plot.

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Before Sunrise - * * * 1/2*

Enjoyable dialogue-driven fare about a young American man who convinces a young French woman to spend the next twenty-four hours wandering Venice with him. The conversations are mostly interesting, and the movie stays true to its premise.

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