Tag Archives: Romance

A Guy Thing (2003)

Review by CJ

Director:
Chris Koch

Starring:
Jason Lee, Julia Stile, Selma Blair

Other notable appearances:
James Brolin, Thomas Lennon, Shawn Hatosy, Lochlyn Munro, Diana Scarwid, David Koechner, Julie Hagerty, Jackie Burroughs, Larry Miller

Running time:
101 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
My Best Friend’s Wedding, Heartbreakers, How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, While You Were Sleeping, The Sweetest Thing

 

Paul (Lee) is a week away from marrying Karen (Blair) when he wakes up next to tiki dancer Becky (Stiles). Paul believes, with the encouragement of his brother and his best friend, that he can put what happened behind him and live happily ever after. That is until a twist in the tale puts his world into a spin.

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Cinderella adapted by Elizabeth Rudnick (2015)

Review by CJ

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Page count:
167

Format:
Paperback

ISBN:
978-1-4723-9682-2

 

Adapted from the 2015 live action Disney movie, Cinderella tells the tale of a girl named Ella. After her mother’s death Ella’s father remarried, giving her a step-mother and two step-sisters. Not long after, Ella’s father also passes away leaving her a servant in her own home to serve her wicked step-mother and spoilt step-sisters. By remembering to have courage and be kind, Ella finds magic, true love and her happily ever after.

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Bridget Jones’s Baby (2016)

Review by CJ

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Director:
Sharon Maguire

Starring:
Renée Zellweger, Colin Firth, Patrick Dempsey

Other notable appearances:
Gemma Jones, Jim Broadbent, Sally Phillips, Shirley Henderson, James Callis, Sarah Solemani, Joanna Scanlan, Neil Pearson, Kate O’Flynn, Ed Sheeran, Emma Thompson

Running time:
123 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Bridget Jones’s Diary, Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason, Love Actually, Nine Months

 

Bridget Jones (Zellweger) returns in her third adventure which takes place 10 years after the events of Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason. This time around Bridget is at her perfect weight, she and Mark Darcy (Firth) have broken up with the latter having been married for some time, and she is at the top of her career game.

When Bridget sleeps with the dashing Jack Qwant (Dempsey) and Mark within a couple of weeks of each other while using expired condoms, she falls pregnant. Mayhem and comedy ensue.

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