Category: Romance

Holiday Affair 1949 Christmas movie Robert Mitchum Janet Leigh

Holiday Affair (1949) – A Review

It’s Christmas time and young widow Connie (Janet Leigh) is working as a secret shopper. She plans to buy an expensive toy train at a competing department store. While making the purchase...

Remember the Night 1940 holiday movie Barbara Stanwyck Fred MacMurray

Remember The Night (1940) – A Review

It’s Christmas season and Lee Leander (Barbara Stanwyck) has just been arrested for shoplifting. New York prosecutor John Sargent (Fred MacMurray) knows getting a conviction during the holidays can be...

Christmas Connecticut 1945 holiday movie

Christmas in Connecticut (1945) – A Review

Dennis Morgan and Barbara Stanwyck in Christmas in Connecticut Elizabeth Lane (Barbara Stanwyck) is every housewife’s hero. She’s documents her wonderful life with her husband, baby and beautiful Connecticut farm....

The More The Merrier romantic comedy

The More The Merrier (1943) – A Review

The More The Merrier With World War II raging and a housing shortage in Washington D.C., working-class gal Connie Milligan (Jean Arthur) decides to sublet her apartment to a female...

Staman Jeff Bridges Karen Allen

Starman (1984) – A Review

Karen Allen and Jeff Bridges in Starman Something very strange is happening in Wisconsin. An alien craft has traveled to Earth to send greetings, but instead of welcoming it the...

Summer of 42 Jennifer O'Neal

Summer of ’42 (1971) – A Review

Gary Grimes and Jennifer O’Neill in Summer of ’42 It’s the summer of 1942 on Nantucket Island. The horrors of WWII seem like they’re worlds away for fifteen-year-old Hermie (Gary...

Brief Encounter 1945 romance David Lean

Brief Encounter (1945) – A Review

Celia Johnson and Trevor Howard in Brief Encounter It’s one of those classic old romantic stories. A man and woman meet randomly and fall in love. What’s so complicated about...

Roman Holiday Audrey Hepburn Gregory Peck

Roman Holiday (1953) – A Review

One of the most famous scenes from Roman Holiday Hey, I can be a sucker for a good romantic comedy – the problem is finding one. I recently revisited Roman...

500 Days of Summer

500 Days Of Summer (2009) – A Review

500 Days of Summer Holy crap! Can it actually be? A recent romantic comedy that is enjoyable, fun, smart, heartbreaking and worth watching??? Who would have thought? The romantic comedy...