Blog Posts - Rom-com



Glitter and Gloss : Book review

Glitter and Gloss, published by Bloomsbury, is author Vibha Batra‘s fourth full fledged novel after her Rinki series featuring 3 books : Sweet Sixteen (Yeah Right!), Seventeen and done (You Bet!), and Eighteen and Wiser (Not Quite!) and a co...
by Jigar Doshi on Aug 10, 2016

Mystic Pizza (1988) Review

Three teenage girls Kat, Daisy and Jojo come of age in this story whilst working in a pizza parlour. Each having to deal with love and loss whilst trying to work out which direction their life is going in. This is such a typical late 80s/early 90s ro...
by Lets Go To The Movies on Jun 5, 2016

The Rewrite (2014) Review

Keith Michaels is an Oscar-winning screenwriter, but when he hits a slump and struggles to get a job he finds himself moving from LA to the East Coast to teach at a College. Now you may wonder why I decided to watch a Hugh Grant film that had the pot...
by Lets Go To The Movies on Aug 21, 2015

It Happened One Night

It Happened One Night (1934) (105 mins) Director – Frank Capra Starring – Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert, Walter Connolly Premise – A spoiled heiress running away from her father finds an unlikely romance in a reporter looking for a story. The...
by Sherlocking: The Big Screen on Jun 27, 2015

Runaway Bride (1999) Review

Maggie Carpenter has been engaged to marry a few times but never actually made it to the “I do” moment. So report Ike Graham writes a story on her in the national paper, but without actually collecting any facts. This leads him to the sma...
by Lets Go To The Movies on Feb 4, 2015

Someone Like You … / Animal Attraction (2001) Review

Jane Goodale is a producer on a daytime TV show and after a brief romance with Ray an executive producer on the show she must re-evaluate what she thinks about mens behaviour. The film starts with showing a bull and a cow, which I have to admit was a...
by Lets Go To The Movies on Feb 1, 2015

Killers (2010) Review

Jen is on holiday with her parents and just happens to meet the man of her dreams. He doesn’t have the most simple of pasts and after a quick wedding everything is going to catch up with him in the end. I have now seen this film a couple of tim...
by Lets Go To The Movies on Jan 29, 2015

They Came Together (2014) Review

A film where a story is told about a story. Yes you read that right, this film pokes fun at romantic comedies yet is one itself . . . I’m pretty sure last week sometime I read a brief summary about this film where someone had praised it. I wish...
by Lets Go To The Movies on Jan 9, 2015

When Harry Met Sally (1989) Review

This is without a doubt still one of the smartest and best romantic comedy films around. Harry and Sally met one night and over time became friends and even learnt to love one another. This is one of those films which you enjoy more and more every ti...
by Lets Go To The Movies on Dec 31, 2014

Sleepless in Seattle (1993) Review

When a young boy rings a radio station to find a new wife for his father, everyone is gripped by this especially Annie who really feels that she has to meet Sam and his son Jonah. This surely has to be one of the most well known romantic films, which...
by Lets Go To The Movies on Dec 12, 2014

Happy Ending: Back to Home Ground

Saif Ali Khan has been the go-to man defining a thorough metro sexual male in Hindi cinema.  He barely gets the credit of being a change maker of sorts for consistently promoting flab-less rom-com that...The post Happy Ending: Back to Home Ground ap...
by MovieRoundup on Nov 22, 2014

You’ve Got Mail (1998) Review

The rise of the internet with email and instant messaging sees two people who hate each other fall for each other online. Kathleen Kelly owns a small family book shop which has been in New York City for generations and she faces a battle when Fox boo...
by Lets Go To The Movies on Aug 2, 2014

The Love Punch (2013) Review

Richard is only days away from retirement when his company is taken over and all of the money saved up in a pension is gone. He forms an alliance with his ex-wife Kate to get the money back. This quest sees the pair head from London to Paris in order...
by Lets Go To The Movies on Apr 21, 2014

Gori Tere Pyaar Mein – The Fictitious Liberty of a Second Chance (2013)

After Punit Malhotra’s I Hate Love Stories (2010), a movie that shared some uncanny personal coincidences, he brings forth his next—Gori Tere Pyaar Mein, another of those personally “relatable” movies. With profound self-realization as the ma...
by An Artist's Vision on Nov 23, 2013

Review: This Means War (2012)

This Means War is an action/rom-com film directed by McG or Joseph McGinty Nichol. You probably ( or not) know him as being the executive producer of Supernatural, Nikita, Chuck and so on.  The plot of this movie is easy and … Continue readin...
by Movie & Tv Show Reviews on May 4, 2012

Movie Review: Something Borrowed

I went into this movie with no expectations for it to be great or horrible. I don’t condone cheating and especially trying to steal your best friend’s man. I had...

Movie Review: Jumping the Broom

This was a wonderful Romantic Comedy. It’s nice to see that any family from any part of town can have drama and “those” relatives. It was a fun girls night...

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by Final Cut on May 8, 2011

Maria Holic Alive ep 2: Playing the Immoral Game / Secret Reception / The Reward of Shame.

Summary: It is raining hard at Ame no Kisaki leaving all the girls with nothing to do. Ryūken Ishima suggest they play a game of cards called the Romance of the Three Kingdoms, a game made by Paola Magani, a … Continue reading →...
by The Otaku's Blog on May 1, 2011


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