Time Waits for True Love
I have already admitted I am not a Valentine’s Day fan, and those who know me well have accused me of being *prickly*–ouch….
Yet, when by myself, so no one can see me mush over and admit that I really am a romantic at heart, these are three of the movies, make that four movies, that guarantee I will be sniffling and clutching Kleenex by the movie’s end because time cannot keep true love apart. P.S. Happy Valentine’s Day–but you didn’t hear me say that…
Persuasion with Amanda Root and Cirian Hinds
The Lake House with Sandra Bullock and Kenau Reeves
The Time Traveler’s Wife with Rachel McAdams and Eric Bana
Somewhere in Time with Christopher Reeves and Jane Seymour
What about you? What is your favorite movie for that inner mush release?
- Valentine’s Day’s Medieval History (nightsofpassion.wordpress.com)
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I’ve watched all four of the movies you list, but my favorite is Persuasion. You just gotta love Cieran Hinds in this role.
Favorite mush movie: I’m not sure. It’s a toss-up between Sliding Doors ( with Gwyneth Paltrow), Love Actually, Pride and Prejudice (Colin Firth version), and the North and South miniseries.
I’m almost done reading Persuasion and I keep overlaying Amanda Root and Cieran into each scene. I’m going to watch the other two versions and do another comparison like I did Sense and Sensibility. Pride and Prejudice gets too much airplay.
I hope you watch the Janet McTeer version of S&S. I love that one.
Hmm, it’s not the 1995 cause that’s Emma…the 2008?
The Time Travellers wife Movie was a disaster. The book did it for me. I’m a bit of a romantic and although I do enjoy Vday cheesiness I can’t think of one thing to do. You should watch One Day and The Holiday. You’ll love it! 😉
I’ve yet to read the TTW novel. I might end up changing my mind about the movie after foing so. I’ll look up the other suggestions-thanks.
i await your feedback with baited breath.
For me it’s Sleepless in Seattle. The heart on the Empire State Building, ahhhh.
Mine is You’ve Got Mail because Tom Hanks is Tom Hanks. I tend to avoid any romance movies, so for other mush I go to Tangled and Les Misérables.
I have yet to see Tangled, but hear its a good one. Tom was great in Sleepless in Seattle. Haven’t watched him lately though.
I really liked this version of Persuasion. Good pick. Right off the top of my head, my favorite feel good films are (1) Shining Through (Michael Douglas, Melanie Griffith); (2) Overboard (cheesy, but I don’t care); (3) Sense & Sensibility (Emma Thompson); P.S. I love you (Gerard Butler); (4) Bride and Prejudice; …. 🙂
Bride and Prejudice absolutely rocks! I’m hoping I can sneak it into my AP curriculum as a way of showing the influence of Jane Austen on a world wide level. Think it’ll go?
Absolutely! Cute guy, cute gal, lots of singing and the drama of it all. Let me tell you, I still love some of the movies that my teachers introduced to us, like the Scarlet Pimpernel with Anthony Andrews and Jane Seymour. Oddly enough, we watched that in Bible Class and not English. Anyway, my point (yes, I have one) is that I am so thankful that my teachers had us watch these fun movies because they have been much loved movies for me.
You little softie ! I’ll ‘fess up to North and South (love the railway station scene), Love Actually ( because it reminds me that love actually comes in many forms), Sense and Sensibility (poor Eleanor – all versions of this one) and You’ve Got Mail ( because of the underlying sadness of the way we are loosing our small book shops)
I will have to look up these selections. North and South I’m not familiar with at all–but others have mentioned it. Thanks for the suggestions.