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Love at the movies: A century of cinematic romance

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It’s probably safe to say that this Valentine’s Day will be unlike any other that we’ve experienced. Under the still-looming shadow of the pandemic, we might not be able to celebrate this holiday of the heart in the ways that we have in the past.

In recognition of that fact, I’ve decided to try something a little different for this year’s traditional Valentine’s Day cover. Since many people may not be able to get out and do what they ordinarily would, I thought I might lean into one way that couples could celebrate together.

Movie night.

But not just ANY movie night. What I’ve done here is gone through the annals of cinematic history and chosen one film from each year from 1920 up through today. One movie that is a story of love and romance. Maybe a comedy, maybe a drama, maybe something in between – the only requirement is that love play a big part. It’s an ambitious list, to be sure. And while many of these titles will doubtless be familiar, I’m guessing that there will be a few that are new to all but the most ardent cinephiles.

(Note: For most of these, a simple description – a couple of sentences – will suffice. As we go along, however, I’m going to occasionally break out and go in-depth on some of my personal favorites.)

In the end, though, it’s all about finding the film that speaks most to you, about finding the movie to which you feel the strongest connection. Maybe you’re looking for something new. Maybe you’re looking for something familiar. Or maybe you don’t know what you’re looking for at all just yet. Regardless, I’ve got something for you here.

Let’s go to the movies.

1920s

Why Change Your Wife? (1920)

This silent comedy classic is directed by Cecil B. DeMille and stars Gloria Swanson. The plot revolves around a woman who embarks on a voyage of self-improvement following her divorce.

The Love Light (1921)

This film stars Mary Pickford; it was a part she herself selected in an effort to start playing more adult roles. It’s a story of wartime love and loss and secret marriages. The titular “love light” is the lighthouse that Pickford’s character keeps.

Lorna Doone (1922)

This would mark the first commercially successful adaptation of Richard Doddridge Blackmore’s 1869 novel of the same name, though there would be more in the decades that followed.

A Woman of Paris (1923)

A rare dramatic offering from the great Charlie Chaplin, who wrote, directed, produced and scored this silent film about a French woman’s search for love.

Girl Shy (1924)

This film stars the phenomenal comedian Harold Lloyd as a man who can’t talk to girls, yet pens a book about romance. Largely character driven, yet still ends with one of Lloyd’s greatest physical comedy sequences.

The Merry Widow (1925)

A romance with elements of black comedy written and directed by Erich Von Stroheim.

Don Juan (1926)

Starring John Barrymore as the titular heartthrob, this one is notable as allegedly featuring the most kisses in film history.

Love (1927)

A loose adaptation of “Anna Karenina,” this one features the wildly popular romantic duo of Greta Garbo and John Gilbert at what some would consider their hottest.

Lilac Time (1928)

Starring Gary Cooper in one of his earliest roles, this movie has it all, moving from slapstick to intense romance to one of early cinema’s finest aerial sequences, all set against a WWI backdrop.

Gold Diggers of Broadway (1929)

A classic of the romantic comedy genre, this film – a tale of a chorus girl being wooed – might be best known for unleashing the song “Tiptoe Through the Tulips” on the world.

1930s

Whoopee! (1930)

This one’s probably more for the film nerds out there, as it is the film that made Eddie Cantor a movie star and also launched the Hollywood career of the great Busby Berkeley.

City Lights (1931)

There had to be at least one of Charlie Chaplin’s masterworks in here, right? This is perhaps the most romantic of the comedian’s many works, a story of Chaplin’s beloved Tramp character falling in love with a blind flower girl and going through whatever ordeals are necessary to help make her life better. All of this is very sweet, of course, but it is also rife with the brilliant physical comedy for which Chaplin is so deservedly lauded. A classic.

One Hour with You (1932)

A rom-com romp starring Maurice Chevalier in which a married couple find themselves dealing with attractions to other people. A nominee for Best Picture in 1932.

She Done Him Wrong (1933)

If you’re feeling in the mood for some old-timey bawdiness, then check out Mae West and Cary Grant in this one, the source of some of West’s most quotable double entendres and innuendos.

It Happened One Night (1934)

Oh, just one of the consensus greatest movies of all time, no big deal. This romantic screwball comedy features some of Hollywood’s Golden Era greats at the height of their powers – Frank Capra, Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert – telling a story of a socialite falling in love with a rakish reporter following her ill-advised elopement with another. One of just three movies to win Best Picture, Best Director and both acting awards at the Oscars, it’s on just about every best-ever list you’ll find. If you haven’t seen it, see it. If you have seen it, see it again.

Top Hat (1935)

Considered by many to be the peak of the Fred Astaire-Ginger Rogers pairing. Some great dancing and some top-notch songs from Irving Berlin – this is where the classic “Cheek to Cheek” comes from.

Swing Time (1936)

Unless, you know, THIS is peak Astaire/Rogers. Back-to-back offerings from the same pairing? You bet – if you’re not aware of these movies, I’m jealous that you get to see them for the first time.

A Star is Born (1937)

You’ve almost certainly seen a version of this story, but perhaps not this one – the OG. Janet Gaynor and Wallace Beery star in this story of aspiration, decline and the perils of success.

You Can’t Take It with You (1938)

Another stacked classic. Capra won his third directing Oscar for this one, leading a cast topped by Jimmy Stewart and Lionel Barrymore, among others. Perhaps the progenitor of the snobs-vs-slobs rom-com. Also won Best Picture.

Gone With the Wind (1939)

If I need to tell you about this movie, I have no idea why you’re reading this story.

1940s

The Philadelphia Story (1940)

Just an absolutely iconic film featuring three of the greatest actors of the time – Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant and Jimmy Stewart. It features the sort of rapid-fire dialogue that feels both old-fashioned and timeless, and while some aspects of the film haven’t aged particularly well, there’s no denying the artistry and craftsmanship that came together to create this absolute classic of a comedy. A magnificent showcase for a trio of talents at the heights of their respective powers.

Mr. & Mrs. Smith (1941)

I’m obviously not going to make a list like this and NOT include Alfred Hitchcock’s sole romantic comedy. Carole Lombard and Robert Montgomery star as two legs of the love triangle.

Holiday Inn (1942)

Bing Crosby. Fred Astaire. A performance venue open only on holidays. A dozen Irving Berlin songs, including “White Christmas.” What more could you possibly want?

Casablanca (1943)

To my mind, this film is almost the Ur-rom-com, the peak potential of what a romantic comedy can be. People remember this film as a drama – and there are dramatic moments a-plenty – but they forget how g-d FUNNY it is. There are a lot of laughs to be had, and with the dynamite chemistry between Bogie and Bergman? Forget about it. It’s a rom-com, perhaps the greatest rom-com of them all. Come at me.

Hollywood Canteen (1944)

A fun look at a Hollywood institution, one absolutely jammed with celebrity cameos.

Anchors Aweigh (1945)

This story of two sailors on shore leave is perhaps best known for the iconic sequence of Gene Kelly dancing with Jerry the animated mouse, but lest we forget, Ol’ Blue Eyes himself is here as well. Just a song-and-dance delight.

Beauty and the Beast (1946)

This film – directed by French icon Jean Cocteau – is the first filmed version of this well-known tale. You know the story, but this version is a touchstone of French cinema.

The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer (1947)

The title pretty much says it all; it’s the story of a teenager’s crush on an older man. Cary Grant is the bachelor, Shirley Temple is the bobby-soxer, Myrna Loy is in the middle of it all. What’s not to love?

Homecoming (1948)

Clark Gable and Lana Turner teamed up to make a number of films about couples caught up in the realities of WWII. A bit of a departure for both Gable and Turner, something that worked to their respective benefits.

I Was a Male War Bride (1949)

Come on – with that title, plus Cary Grant and Ann Sheridan in the leads? Let’s go!

1950s

Father of the Bride (1950)

You might be more familiar with the Steve Martin-starring remake, but the original – starring Spencer Tracy as the father and Elizabeth Taylor as the bride-to-be – is iconic in its own right.

An American in Paris (1951)

This is one of my personal all-time favorite films. Starring Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron and inspired by George Gershwin, it is romantic in all of the best ways. Gershwin and his brother handled the music, while Vincente Minnelli directed. It’s all wonderful, from Kelly’s moves to Caron’s luminosity to supporting player Oscar Levant’s wiseguy sardonicism, but the climax – a wordless 17-minute dance set to Gershwin’s titular composition – might be one of the most strikingly, breathtakingly beautiful things ever set to film.

The Quiet Man (1952)

John Wayne. Maureen O’Hara. John Ford. The Irish countryside. Enough said.

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)

Marilyn Monroe and Jane Russell on the same screen, bringing their iconic energy to a story that is both goofball and elaborately choreographed. A pair of legends doing what they do best, all in service to romance.

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954)

I love love LOVE this ridiculous movie. Bunch of dudes duding it up in the woods wearing brightly colored shirts, all looking to get hitched. There’s a dance number around a barn raising, people – what more could you possibly want. Granted, the sexual politics have aged poorly, but some of those production numbers remain bangers.

Lady and the Tramp (1955)

What, like I’m not going to put “Lady and the Tramp” here? That’s a love story for the ages, folks.

High Society (1956)

This is a fun movie with some solid music and great performances from the likes of Sinatra and Crosby, but it’s probably best known as Grace Kelly’s last film before marrying Prince Rainier of Monaco. The second adaptation of “The Philadelphia Story” on our list.

Les Girls (1957)

Fun song-and-dance showgirl tell-all most notable for featuring Cole Porter’s final film score.

Gigi (1958)

The last great MGM musical. Directed by Vincente Minnelli with music by Lerner and Loewe, the film stars the great Leslie Caron. Considered one of Hollywood’s greatest love stories.

Some Like It Hot (1959)

Not only is this one of the greatest romantic comedies of all time, it is one of the greatest movies of all time, full stop. Jack Lemmon, Tony Curtis and Marilyn Monroe come together in one of the funniest, wildest comedies ever made. The great Billy Wilder directed and co-wrote this movie about musicians cross-dressing in an effort to escape the mob; it evokes a screwball magic unlike anything seen on the silver screen before or since. You might be able to find rom-coms that are as good, but there will never be one better.

1960s

The Apartment (1960)

Oh look – another Billy Wilder joint. This one is a classic, featuring iconic turns from Jack Lemmon and Shirley Maclaine among others. A simple premise – a man’s apartment used by his work superiors to conduct their affairs – turned into brilliance thanks to the talent involved.

West Side Story (1961)

I’m not even going to try. An all-timer. Just see it. Even if you don’t know, you know. One of the most decorated movies to ever grace the screen and deservedly so. From the music to the choreography to the performances, this movie is simply exceptional.

That Touch of Mink (1962)

Cary Grant, Doris Day and a whole lot of New York Yankees playing themselves.

Come Blow Your Horn (1963)

This one’s got a hell of a pedigree. Frank Sinatra stars. The screenplay is by Norman Lear, adapted from a Neil Simon play. It’s no one’s best work, but even so-so from these folks is great.

My Fair Lady (1964)

Hell yeah – gimme that musical “Pygmalion.” Hepburn and Harrison and hold onto your hats. Another classic that if you haven’t seen it, you really ought to see it.

Dr. Zhivago (1965)

An incredible love story starring a never-better Omar Sharif alongside Julie Christie and a sheaf of talented supporting players. David Lean directs the adaptation of Boris Pasternak’s controversial novel of the same name. Be warned – it’s long. And the historical veracity gets a bit dicey in spots. But there’s no denying the power of the romance.

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)

A bad fit, but a great film. But hey – these folks are married, so it’s kind of romance, right?

Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967)

A lovely movie, but this is one of cinema’s greatest years. See also: “The Graduate,” “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner,” “Bonnie and Clyde” – honestly, they’ll all work. Take your pick.

Funny Girl (1968)

One of the most beloved musicals ever, this one loosely recounts the story of famed performer Fanny Brice. It’s the film debut for Barbara Streisand, who absolutely slays throughout. A delight.

Hello, Dolly! (1969)

Two Streisand musicals back-to-back? Why the heck not? Matchmaking stories make for great entertainment, and when the match is being made for a spectacularly grumpy Walter Matthau, well … we have a winner. Oh, and Louis Armstrong is here, by the way.

1970s

Love Story (1970)

Love means never having to say you’re sorry. I’m tearing up just thinking about this one.

Harold & Maude (1971)

Look, you may think you’re not interested in a May-December romance between a man in his 20s and a woman in her 70s, but that’s because you haven’t seen Hal Ashby’s masterpiece. Sweet, sardonic and wildly, darkly funny, this is a different kind of love story, but a love story nonetheless.

What’s Up, Doc? (1972)

Funnily enough, this movie – directed by Peter Bogdanovich and written by Buck Henry, among others – is basically intended to satirize and celebrate many of the same sorts of movies from the ‘30s and ‘40s that appear on this list. A daffy delight.

The Way We Were (1973)

Streisand and Redford. One of the most celebrated cinematic romances ever. If you need more, what are we even doing here?

The Great Gatsby (1974)

Robert Redford again, here as the titular Gatsby. Stacked cast – Mia Farrow, Sam Waterston, Karen Black, Bruce Dern – and a screenplay courtesy of Francis Ford Coppola. The definitive film version of Fitzgerald’s classic novel.

Shampoo (1975)

The mood needs to be right, but this deconstruction of late ‘60s sexual politics is smart and funny and very sexy, featuring an all-star cast led by Warren Beatty, Julie Christie and Goldie Hawn. Also marks the film debut of Carrie Fisher. A counterculture-skewering joy.

A Star is Born (1976)

Again? Sure! This one has Barbara Streisand and a smoking hot Kris Kristofferson. It might be the worst version of this movie, but it also has a case as the most fun.

Annie Hall (1977)

Yes, Woody Allen is extremely problematic and it is totally understandable if that means you don’t want to watch this movie. That said, it is probably one of the best romantic comedies ever made.

Grease (1978)

I know, I know. But what do you want? It’s ascendant Travolta in a movie whose plot and tunes are probably already in your brain whether you want them there or not. So why not enjoy the ride? I bet you’re already hand-jiving.

10 (1979)

Dudley Moore falls in love with Bo Derek despite not actually knowing her. Hijinks ensue.

1980s

Somewhere in Time (1980)

Wherein playwright Christopher Reeve hypnotizes himself to go back in time several decades and woo actress Jane Seymour. Cheesy as heck and just as charming.

The Four Seasons (1981)

This film, featuring three married couples that seasonally vacation together, was written and directed by Alan Alda, who also stars. A funny film that has been largely (and unfairly) forgotten.

Tootsie (1982)

A comedy classic, albeit one whose central conceit – Dustin Hoffman as an actor dressing in drag to get a part on a soap opera – has aged rather poorly. Still an incredibly funny film, thanks to Hoffman and an absolutely killer supporting cast led by Jessica Lange and Teri Garr.

Terms of Endearment (1983)

You want some tears with your romantic story? Then here you go. Shirley MacLaine, Debra Winger, Jack Nicholson, Jeff Daniels – all of them going for it under the auspices of writer-director James L. Brooks.

Romancing the Stone (1984)

Kathleen Turner as a romance novelist and Michael Douglas as a shady adventurer – what else can you possibly want to know? This is a mid-80s classic that you may have seen during one of its endless play cycles in the early days of HBO. Regardless, you don’t see many romantic/comic adventure films anymore – and this is one of the best.

Out of Africa (1985)

A Best Picture winner directed by Sydney Pollack and starring Robert Redford and Meryl Streep – it’s like playing some sort of romantic movie bingo.

One Crazy Summer (1986)

A spectacularly weird story of summer love starring John Cusack and Demi Moore, this is a movie that I personally hold near and dear to my heart.

The Princess Bride (1987)

A beautiful girl and a lovestruck farmhand. A princess and a pirate. Swordfighting Spaniards and conniving Sicilians and Andre the Giant. Castles and criminals and magic and miracles. There’s nothing not to love about this movie. It is hilarious and heartfelt, with a transcendent cast. Entire generations fell in love with Cary Elwes and Robin Wright. Fantasy romance at its funniest and most eminently quotable. I’ve loved this film for 30 years and my affection shows no signs of diminishing. Deserving of every ounce of feeling ever felt for it.

Bull Durham (1988)

As someone who has had a long-standing love for baseball, this one is an obvious choice for me. Peak Kevin Costner as the aged minor league ballplayer, Tim Robbins as the hotshot rookie and Susan Sarandon as the woman they both fall in love with. How can you not love this movie? It’s got one of the funniest love triangles in rom-com history and some fantastic depictions of life in the minor leagues. It’s one of the best rom-coms AND one of the best sports movies; that’s impressive stuff. And always remember – candlesticks make a nice gift.

When Harry Met Sally… (1989)

“I’ll have what she’s having.” It’s absolutely unfair that this incredible movie has been reduced in many memories to that one iconic moment, but at the same time – what a moment. This film features Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan in one of the all-time great rom-com pairings, with magnificent work from Carrie Fisher and Bruno Kirby. And with Rob Reiner directing Nora Ephron’s script, the talent behind the camera is just as impressive. Can men and women ever be just friends? Yes, but not Harry and Sally.

1990s

Pretty Woman (1990)

I almost went with “Ghost” here, but either way – do you really need me to break it down for you?

Beauty and the Beast (1991)

Yes, I did the live-action one earlier, but this might be the finest top-to-bottom Disney animated movie of the 20th century. I can’t not include it.

The Cutting Edge (1992)

Two words: toe pick.

Sleepless in Seattle (1993)

A second appearance by Meg Ryan on screen and a second appearance by Nora Ephron on the page; Ephron also directed this one. Oh, and Tom Hanks is in it, bringing the full wattage of his Everyman charm to bear on things. It’s very much a product of its time, but in the best possible way, capturing a wonderful sense of optimism that is almost quaint in its innocence. And the chemistry between Ryan and Hanks is first rate, giving all of us someone to root for and to quietly fall in love with.

Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)

There was obviously going to be at least one Hugh Grant movie on this list – he was the King of the Rom-Com when I was coming of age. This one is the first (and I’d argue, the best) of the bunch. Grant and Andie McDowell keep running into one another at the titular weddings and funeral, with Grant’s bumbling charm serving as a perfect foundation for romance-related humor. “Notting Hill” could be on this list – and almost was – but really, this one epitomizes the Grantian style of rom-com in just the right way.

Sense and Sensibility (1995)

This was the movie that helped usher in a resurgence of Jane Austen adaptations and it remains one of the best ever. Emma Thompson – who also wrote the screenplay – is marvelous here, as are co-stars Alan Rickman, Kate Winslet and yes, Hugh Grant. If you’re itching for sumptuous costume drama, then this is for you.

Jerry Maguire (1996)

Between “You had me at hello” and “Show me the money,” this is one of the most quotable movies of the 1990s. Tom Cruise and Renee Zellweger shine, along with Cuba Gooding Jr. An unexpectedly heartfelt intersection of rom-com and sports movie, all courtesy of writer-director Cameron Crowe.

Titanic (1997)

I mean, come on.

There’s Something About Mary (1998)

The smart play here is probably “Shakespeare in Love,” but it’s tough to avoid the gross-out breakout from the Farrelly brothers. It is ridiculous and kind of disgusting, but it is also a very real story about love and the ways in which we pursue it. I’m not sorry.

Eyes Wide Shut (1999)

I acknowledge that there aren’t a ton of weird choices on this list, so I figured why not toss in Stanley Kubrick’s final feature in which we get to watch the crumbling of a real-life marriage play out onscreen against a backdrop of weird rich person sex parties? Maybe not the best V-Day viewing unless you are VERY secure in the status of your relationship, but there’s no denying that this is a love story … a strange, twisted love story.

2000s

High Fidelity (2000)

John Cusack stars in this adaptation of Nick Hornby’s novel about a record store clerk trying to come to terms with the realities of his romantic past. Peak self-effacing Cusack and a breakout performance from Jack Black. Top five Cusack.

Pearl Harbor (2001)

A love story set against the horror of the Pearl Harbor attacks, starring Ben Affleck and directed by Michael Bay? Sure! This movie is not good, but I still want to include it.

My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002)

Only the highest-grossing indie movie of all time. Charming and sweet, this movie actually holds up pretty well with its raucous portrayal of family life – specifically Greek family life. Nia Vardalos stars in the story that she wrote.

Love, Actually (2003)

Do your worst.

Before Sunset (2004)

I had to find a spot for one of the Richard Linklater “Before” trilogy somewhere on this list, though I’d advise that you watch all three of these Ethan Hawke/Julie Delpy-led romances – this one is in the middle between “Before Sunrise” (1995) and “Before Midnight” (2013). Seriously, if you’re looking for a Valentine’s marathon, you could do a hell of a lot worse than these.

Hitch (2005)

Will Smith as a date doctor who helps Kevin James start down the path that leads to him being TV-married to women who are light years out of his league. Smith has charisma to spare and James hadn’t yet fully succumbed to his inherent Blartness. Far from the best of the year, but it has its charms.

The Lake House (2006)

Sandra Bullock and Keanu Reeves communicate through time via a mailbox at a lake house. Enjoy!

Knocked Up (2007)

There honestly could have been a good deal more early Apatow on this list. Here, we have Seth Rogen and Katharine Heigl working through the repercussions of a one-night stand between a mismatched pair. Good stuff.

Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008)

In the same vein as the previous entry, here we have an absolutely hilarious delight of a movie. Directed by Nicholas Stoller from a script written by Jason Segel (who also stars), it’s a wonderfully heartfelt tale of mending a broken heart that also happens to be wildly and often inappropriately funny. Segel shines, as do co-stars Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell and Russell Brand. Quotable and off-kilter, it’s an ideal unconventional rom-com.

500 Days of Summer (2009)

Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Zoe Deschanel are so damned twee that you can hardly stand it. Classic case of self-styled nice guy meets manic pixie dream girl. Non-linear storytelling and solid talent in the lead can take you far.

2010s

Valentine’s Day (2010)

This entry in the Garry Marshall Holiday Cinematic Universe is here solely for the title. It is not a good movie. You might look at the cast list and think “But how could it be bad?” All I can say is that you should trust me.

Just Go With It (2011)

Because we had to have at least one Adam Sandler takes his family on vacation movie.

Moonrise Kingdom (2012)

Few capture the combination of innocence and weirdness that makes up childhood like Wes Anderson does. This is a sweet and offbeat story, meticulously constructed and featuring a dynamite supporting cast of Anderson’s usual repertory players surrounding a pair of excellent performances by child actors. Quirky and beautiful.

About Time (2013)

This movie is corny as heck, but it’s undeniably sweet. Domhnall Gleeson can travel in time and uses it to ensure that his love life is in order, only to discover some of the drawbacks of constantly living in the past.

The Fault in Our Stars (2014)

A list like this can’t be made without the inclusion of at least one teen weepie. This one – based on the book of the same name by John Green – basically serves as shorthand for this particular brand of YA romance adaptation. Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort are both quite good.

Fifty Shades of Grey (2015)

I mean, I guess?

Moonlight (2016)

Because it is one of the best movies of the 21st century. An absolutely exquisite viewing experience, heartwrenching and magnificent. Not the most upbeat film, yet will still raise you up. I could write a thousand words about this movie and not do it justice. Just see it.

The Big Sick (2017)

The real-life story of the courtship between Kumail Nanjiani and his wife Emily Gordon is one of the most engaging and complex rom-coms to come along in some time – almost a redefinition, really. It’s a touching story that also happens to be very funny. A new classic of the genre.

Love, Simon (2018)

This movie is a wonderful look at a young man dealing with the many trials that can come with being a gay teenager, particularly one who has yet to come out of the closet. It is so engaged and honest, full of all sorts of love – romantic, familial, platonic – and unafraid to embrace the differences therein. Just a lovely film.

Long Shot (2019)

I was always mystified by this movie’s failure at the box office. Coarse and charming in all the right ways – and featuring first-rate chemistry between its stars Charlize Theron and Seth Rogen – I really would have pegged it as a winner. Not your usual rom-com dynamic … and that’s a good thing.

2020s

The Half of It (2020)

What’s that? A teen-oriented, queer-friendly riff on “Cyrano de Bergerac,” you say? Sign me up! This was one of my absolute favorite films from last year. It’s a Netflix joint, so if you haven’t seen it, it’s easy enough to find. Alice Wu wrote and directed this one, and it is absolutely excellent.

TBD (2021)

I haven’t seen anything thus far this year that I’d put here.

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And there you have it. That’s the list. A century of cinematic love stories – some good, some bad, some in the middle. Hollywood has been celebrating romance ever since there has been a Hollywood – I hope you’ve enjoyed this guided sprint through that history.

Last modified on Wednesday, 10 February 2021 15:10

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