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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: ‘The Duff’

Movie Review: ‘The Duff’

★★☆☆☆ Make no mistake: “The Duff” is a movie for tween girls. It’s simple and, though funny at times, ultimately underwhelming. That being said, it does have some fun with the feel-good high school comedy genre. The premise of the movie is pretty typical: a high school girl named Bianca[Read More…]

by February 20, 2015 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide
Movie Review: ‘Two Night Stand’

Movie Review: ‘Two Night Stand’

★★★★☆ “Two Night Stand” is a great modern “like” story. It doesn’t end with a passionate declaration of love, but rather shows the refreshingly realistic development of a modern relationship. It incorporates comedy, romance and fervent passion in an entertaining and charming way. The story takes place in New York[Read More…]

by September 26, 2014 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, 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
Jones and Sandberg Shine in Bittersweet Comedy

Jones and Sandberg Shine in Bittersweet Comedy

4/5 Stars Celeste and Jesse Forever is actress Rashida Jones’ first credit as a writer. It seems that she should keep at it, as her debut is a unique, interesting film that’s definitely worth the price of admission. Jones, who is primarily known for acting roles in “Parks and Recreation” and “The Office,”[Read More…]

by August 9, 2012 0 comments The Guide