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Brooklyn: Official Movie Trailer

Another romantic movie coming soon to cinema’s across Australia this month is Brooklyn. A profoundly moving story about an Irish immigrant named Eilish Lacey (played by Saoirse Ronan) who leaves her home country of Ireland. 317 more words


fell in love at 3am

I think romance is precious. It’s this  thing between two people. And it just shouts all kinds of power and influence and beauty. It’s the fuel to the fire.

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Todd Haynes’s Carol is one of the most romantic films I’ve seen. It’s a film that understands the passion and work that goes into falling in love, including all of the messy complications along the way. 636 more words

Movie Reviews

David Fincher Series #7: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2009)

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button is something of an enigma in David Fincher’s back catalogue, a film which, on the surface, is wholly unlike anything in his recent work, and a truly unique piece of modern directing, a fact that finally registered enough with the panel at the illustrious Academy to nominate Fincher for Best Director. 2,126 more words


A Love Affair, Recycled

You really can’t beat Rita Wilson’s monologue in the 1993 romantic comedy, Sleepless in Seattle.

In the film, a chagrined Tom Hanks is describing a potential meeting his young son has arranged with a stranger ( 682 more words


Some Things Hollywood Needs to Leave Alone

Over the holidays last year I purchased the new edition of Footloose. I’m pretty sure because it was a doorbuster sale on black Friday and I only had to pay a buck for it. 303 more words

I Should Be So Lucky...

I think it’s fair to say that Saint John of Las Vegas (2009) was a bit of a damp squib when it was released, scoring a measly 24% at Rotten Tomatoes*, and bringing in a paltry $100,000 at the domestic box office (against a budget of $2 million). 302 more words

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