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Entries Tagged as 'Romance'

Crazy Heart

June 6th, 2010 · No Comments

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Tags: Drama · Musical · Rating · Romance

Don’t Move

June 1st, 2010 · No Comments

Sergio Castellitto is a fine actor. And I mean fine in the sense of “superb,” rather than “passable.” He is excellent here as the deeply flawed central character, as is his co-star, an astoundingly unglamorous, often homely, Penelope Cruz. The two play rather unconventional lovers whose relationship is replayed in the mind of Castelitto’s [...]

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Tags: Drama · Foreign Language · Review · Romance

Together Again

May 29th, 2010 · No Comments

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Tags: Comedy · Review · Romance

Theodora Goes Wild

May 28th, 2010 · No Comments

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Tags: Comedy · Rating · Romance

Nine

May 17th, 2010 · 3 Comments

Fergie is pretty great. That’s something I’d never have imagined being in a position to say. As a cinema lover, though, there’s a lot more going for Nine than just Fergie. But none was as big of a surprise to me as she – and the choreography of her number, “Be Italian,” with its direct [...]

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Tags: Capsule · Drama · Ensemble · Musical · Romance

Chaplin

May 14th, 2010 · 1 Comment

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Tags: Biographical · Comedy · Drama · Ensemble · Rating · Romance

New Moon

May 11th, 2010 · No Comments

Yes, I want these three hours of my life back. What’s that you say? It was only two hours and ten minutes? Well, that’s still about two hours longer than the story could sustain. You know what they say: when you try to pile teen angst onto an incredibly anemic script, you can . . [...]

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Tags: Capsule · Drama · Romance · Sci-Fi/Fantasy

Shall We Kiss?

May 7th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Of the many French movies I have seen in the last decade, Shall We Kiss? is, without a doubt, the most French.

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Tags: Capsule · Comedy · Drama · Foreign Language · Romance

The Young Victoria

May 1st, 2010 · 2 Comments

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Tags: Biographical · Drama · Rating · Romance

Red Cliff: Part 2

April 30th, 2010 · No Comments

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Tags: Director · Drama · Ensemble · Foreign Language · Rating · Romance · War

Up in the Air

April 28th, 2010 · No Comments

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Tags: Comedy · Drama · Rating · Romance

Red Cliff: Part 1

April 24th, 2010 · No Comments

Now being half-way through the expanded (original) version of John Woo’s historical epic, I have no doubt that, despite really liking the pared-down “theatrical” version of the film I first saw at the past year’s Chicago International Film Festival, this original, five-hour version of the film is the only form that should ever be seen. [...]

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Tags: Action/Adventure · Capsule · Director · Drama · Ensemble · Foreign Language · Romance · War

Zombieland

April 17th, 2010 · No Comments

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Tags: Action/Adventure · Comedy · Horror · Popcorn · Rating · Romance

Delicatessen

April 13th, 2010 · No Comments

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Tags: Comedy · Crime/Noir · Ensemble · Foreign Language · Rating · Romance · Thriller

Café Lumière

April 11th, 2010 · No Comments

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Tags: Director · Drama · Foreign Language · Rating · Romance