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Movie Review: ‘Love, Simon’

★★★★★ Amid the tired and unsatisfying crowd of coming-of-age movies and high school romantic comedies plaguing the 2010s, “Love, Simon” is a refreshing breath of authentic, modern and unapologetic gay teenage identity. Set in a picturesque Atlanta suburb, “Love, Simon” tells the story of 17-year-old Simon Spier, played by Nick[Read More…]

by April 3, 2018 0 comments Guide - Top, Movies, The Guide
Movie Review: ‘Sleeping With Other People’

Movie Review: ‘Sleeping With Other People’

★★★☆☆ On the surface, “Sleeping with Other People” looks like another smutty romantic comedy. But in reality, it’s one of the most emotionally intelligent, tasteful movies about sex to date. Where “Don Jon” had trashy porn clips, this movie rejects actual nudity and still manages to render surprisingly realistic sex[Read More…]

by September 18, 2015 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide

Time Travel Adds Magic to the Rom-Com Formula

4.5/5 stars Who doesn’t like to indulge in the occasional British rom-com, boy-meets-girl, time travel movie every now or then? In his newest film About Time, romantic-comedy warhorse Richard Curtis, the mastermind behind Love Actually and Notting Hill,once again amazes audiences with his awkwardly quixotic, Anglo-American love story topped with witty British humor, family quirkiness, a syrupy score[Read More…]

by November 3, 2013 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide

New Rom-Com Fails to Score

3/5 stars Romantic comedies are not only notoriously disposal and identical to one another, but they’re short, fluffy and require a necessary understanding that they in no way resemble reality. The newest rom-com on the circuit, Playing for Keeps, does not depart from this standard. There are no surprises: deadbeat dad comes back[Read More…]

by December 7, 2012 0 comments The Guide

Rom Com Holds On by a String

Romantic relationships are confusing, exciting, overwhelming, exhilarating and oftentimes frustrating. Most of all, however, they’re necessary. Let’s be real: We all know this on some level, either from personal experience or observations of our friends — and that’s not even including the veritable slew of romantic comedy films pervading Hollywood.[Read More…]

by January 28, 2011 0 comments The Guide