Best Romantic Comedy?

I’m always on the lookout for a good romantic comedy movie. Friends and family consistently forward me movie teasers and trailers for upcoming rom-coms. I have a collection of DVDs with a mix of classic and contemporary romantic comedies.

So it came as a surprise when I glanced through American Film Institute’s top ten romantic comedies and discovered that I disagree with their rankings.  Continue reading “Best Romantic Comedy?”

Why The Mummy is a Must-Watch Romance

The Mummy is a classic Hollywood romance. I’m serious! This movie may have the CGI graphics of the late-90’s and more than a few plot holes, but it is the Standard of librarian-swashbuckling romances. How can anyone resist the charms of Evelyn Carnahan and Rick O’Connell?  Continue reading “Why The Mummy is a Must-Watch Romance”

Why I Applaud Sandy’s Transformation in Grease (and You Should Too!)

I’m a fan of the Plain Jane / ugly duckling trope. This is when the hero or heroine goes through a stunning transformation. They suddenly appear more confident, intriguing and successful. Think Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady. Eggsy in Kingsman. And then there is the ultimate “glow up”: Sandy in Grease. Continue reading “Why I Applaud Sandy’s Transformation in Grease (and You Should Too!)”