First-time feature director Sanaa Hamri's virtually perfect romantic comedy is a marvelous mix of brains and heart that confronts serious questions about race and dating with sensitivity, humor and enormous sex appeal.
When I went to watch Something New my first thought was, "Are interracial relationships still an issue in 2006?
is an unconventional pick for the genre, but then, Holly Golightly (Audrey Hepburn) is an unconventional heroine.
There's a lot about the film that feels dated now — the horrific Japanese stereotype alone — but Holly's style is timeless, as is her romance with Paul Varjak (George Peppard). Harold (Bud Cort) is a troubled young man obsessed with death, and Maude (Ruth Gordon) is a much older woman.
At the same time, she has to please her very opinionated, very loud Sicilian family.
is so much more than just a romance or a comedy, but at the center of this fantasy adventure is the undying love between Buttercup (Robin Wright) and her farm boy turned pirate, Westley (Cary Elwes).
Yet, in nearly every scene someone is remarking about it, as if we may have forgotten in the last 2 minutes that this is about two different people. She claims that he lets her be herself but why does Brian fall for her?
Directed by: Frank Capra Written by: Frank Capra and Harry Cohn Socialite Ellie Andrew (Claudette Colbert) runs away and ends up crossing paths with handsome reporter Peter Warne (Clark Gable).
blends comedy and drama, but that's part of its charm.But the love they share, however unconventional, teaches both of them about life, and it's a beautiful thing to watch.Directed by: Woody Allen Written by: Woody Allen and Marshall Brickman These days it's hard to talk about Woody Allen without acknowledging his daughter Dylan's sexual abuse allegations.It's a typical '80s teen comedy — complete with unfortunate stereotypes and rape references — but the fairy-tale ending is still sweet.Directed by: Savage Steve Holland Written by: Savage Steve Holland After getting dumped by his girlfriend Beth (Amanda Wyss), Lane Myer (John Cusack) tries repeatedly to commit suicide, with no success.