My Favorite Movies #60 – Love Actually

Love Actually 2003 Directed by Richard Curtis Netflix says...¬†Writer-director Richard Curtis's charming treatise on romance and relationships is an all-star ensemble comedy that tells 10 separate (but intertwining) London love stories, leading up to a spirited climax on Christmas Eve. I was tempted to not do this one today. Because it's not available to stream … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #60 – Love Actually

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My Favorite Movies #71 – You’ve Got Mail

You've Got Mail 1998 Directed by Nora Ephron Netflix says...¬†In this valentine to modern romance, book superstore magnate Joe Fox (Tom Hanks) and independent book shop owner Kathleen Kelly (Meg Ryan) fall in love in the anonymity of the Internet -- both blissfully unaware that he's trying to put her out of business. Director Nora … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #71 – You’ve Got Mail

My Favorite Movies #98 – It Could Happen to You

It Could Happen to You 1994 Directed by Andrew Bergman Netflix says... In this charming romantic comedy based on a true story, a coffee-shop waitress gets a life-changing tip when a beat cop comes up short on pocket change and promises her half of his potential winnings from a lottery ticket. Netflix might be right … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #98 – It Could Happen to You

AFI #46 – It Happened One Night

It Happened One Night 1934 Directed by Frank Capra Netflix says... Runaway socialite Ellie Andrews (Claudette Colbert) is en route to the Big Apple to elope with a fortune-hunting flyboy. Along the way she meets a crusty newspaperman (Clark Gable), who's just been sacked and--unbeknownst to Ellie--plans to sell her story to get his job … Continue reading AFI #46 – It Happened One Night

AFI #61 – Sullivan’s Travels

Sullivan's Travels 1941 Directed by Preston Sturges Netflix says... Tired of churning out fluffy comedies, Hollywood director John L. Sullivan (Joel McCrea) decides to write a serious, socially responsible film about human suffering. When his producers point out that he knows nothing of hardship, he hits the road as a hobo. On his journey, Sullivan … Continue reading AFI #61 – Sullivan’s Travels

5 Ways to Convince a Girl to See Batman v Superman

So, you're thinking that this week's hotly anticipated Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice would make for a good date movie but your significant other respectfully disagrees. Statistically speaking, this is likely the case, unless your girlfriend happens to be as big a geek as you. If that's the case, young man, you hang on … Continue reading 5 Ways to Convince a Girl to See Batman v Superman

The Single Guy Bites a Bullet

The following tale is based on actual events which occurred several years ago... I've read a lot of things written by women in which they complain about how confusing men can be. To be fair, women can be equally confusing. Case in point... I was having a pretty good weekend. I had a lot of … Continue reading The Single Guy Bites a Bullet