'Love Actually' makes you smile, laugh, cry, want to punch something (or someone!) and do a jig like Sarah in a stairwell—all over the course of 135 minutes. It's impossible not to love this movie. In which case, this is for you.
Jolly good news! Working Title Films has confirmed that the everyone's favorite self-deprecating spinster will be making a triumphant return to the big screen in a third installment of the Bridget Jones films— except she's no longer a spinster, of course. Renee Zellweger, Hugh Grant, and Colin Firth will all reprise their roles from the first two movies.
The version of Jane Eyre in theaters now reminds me of why so many people love Charlotte Bronte's love story. Jane (Mia Wasikowska) is the ultimate Plain Jane, with hat hair, dingy dresses and a stoic face. She's bright and good, but life deals her some very hard knocks. All in all, the latest adaptation of Charlotte Bronte's classic makes for good cinema. But is it a date movie?
2011 Oscars here we come! We've watched the movies, studied the 83rd Academy Award nominations and created two lists. First predictions for who will win the Academy Award in each of eight categories, and who would win the 2011 Oscar if YourTango stuffed the envelopes. Our criteria? The most realistic, relatable, helpful and smartest portrayals of romantic relationships. Let us know if you agree with us and who YOU would choose to win the 2011 Academy Awards.
Relationships are an integral part of our real lives, so it's only fitting that they take center stage onscreen as well. Love-themed story lines were woven throughout this year's Oscar-nominated films, making for gripping, tragic, thrilling and wonderful entertainment. For better of for worse, some of the strongest cinematic moments focused on relationship dynamics, and we gleaned a few helpful lessons from the characters' struggles and triumphs. Take a look at the best onscreen pairings of the year, and then tune into the Academy Award telecast on February 27 to see which of them will score precious Oscar gold.
By Dating Goddess We know how effective media is in shaping our perspective and even our values, including our self-image. We know that being bombarded with images of beautiful men and women molds our vision of attractiveness. As we mature, we know it’s fantasy, and that even Hollywood beauties don’t look that stunning without professional hair, make-up, wardrobe and lighting.
Forgive us for our skepticism, but after two broken engagements we don't take every word from the 21st century's Zsa Zsa Gabor* as gospel (unless it's "That's hot." Then we believe her). But Paris Hilton says she and boyfriend Doug Reinhardt have made the mature, adult decision to enter into a binding legal contract. E! Online reports that the glorious nuptials may happen as soon as this summer.
Oxfam is eradicating poverty one celebrity date auction at a time. Recently they've auctioned off Colin Firth and Scarlett Johansson raising almost $50k. We're not going to get into who raised more money just guess though. Selling dates is okay because it's for the kids!
The auction date has been a thing of typically used to raise money for a local cause by using a local hunk. But now charities are thinking globally (and perhaps acting locally). Oxfam has auctioned off a date with Colin Firth and is doing likewise with Scarlett Johansson. So all it takes is a some money to meet a famous person. Good deal.