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Romance

One of the most enduring images of Hugh Grant in Bridget Jones's Diary is when his character first emerges from an elevator, with a smirk on his face and his eyes darting back and forth on the prowl. …
With her slightly ruffled pixie haircut, big blinking eyes, deep black pupils, porcelain skin, slightly ducky overbite, and big clunky shoes, Amélie looks like she should be sharing a cartoon screen w…
I have to admit when the title of this movie popped up on screen with the word "Family" written in a rainbow of letters, my eyes rolled. In the first 20 minutes, we are introduced to Rachel, a 30-some…
Do you ever wonder how your life would be different if you had made different choices along the way? In Drift, three divergent destinies play out from one pivotal moment in a love affair. Director Qu…
The setting: 1960s Hong Kong. On the same afternoon, Mr. Chow (Tony Leung) and Mrs. Chan (Maggie Cheung) move into rooms they've rented in neighboring apartments. Their respective spouses are always w…
The Legend of Rita is a fictionalized story of one such terrorist, a woman named Rita Vogt (Bibiana Beglau) who in the early 1970s robs banks with her boyfriend Andi (Harald Schrott) and their young h…
I wasn't ever bored (despite the grumblings of those who say that it is long and dull). Jodie Foster is fine as Anna, though I don't think it will stand as one of her better roles. She does the prim-a…
Not to be bitter or anything (as I grumble, "Goddamn kids these days..." and bang my cane on the floor), but I don't think that the teenage movies of my generation sucked as much as they do now. OK, t…
I have to say that this is probably the most gorgeous film of 1999... every shot is beautiful: close-ups of characters, snowy cedar trees leaning in the wind, lighthouses, beaches, etc. Certainly a go…
Charming and engaging actress Rene Liu plays a young professional woman who places a personals ad in search of a husband. We get to experience many of her dates, most of them disastrous, as she meets …