TagRom-com

City of Angels (1998)

We conclude our Valentine’s Day/Date Movie series with City of Angels.  It’s definitely the oddest and most cerebral of this month’s offerings.  On the plus side, it does have a bitchin’ soundtrack, with lots of killer 90s...

Long Shot (2019)

This week’s episode continues our February date movie spectacular.  We take a good look at Long Shot, a 2019 rom-com that stars Seth Rogen and Charlize Theron.  It’s a flip of My Fair Lady/Pygmalion/She’s All That, with Rogen as...

As Good as It Gets (1997)

With this episode, we kick off our Valentine’s Month of date movies.  As Good as It Gets is an odd hybrid of rom-com, character study, and conventional drama that examines a few themes that were (for 1997) ahead of their time.  Jack...

Sleepless in Seattle (1993)

Happy New Year from all of us at Cinemavino!  Here’s to the hope that 2022 will improve on 2021’s dire situation.  On the movie front, only a few movies take place on or around NYE, but we’ve found a bona fide 90s classic:...

The Holiday (2006)

We’re gonna kick off this season with a series of very different Christmas flicks.  That begins with The Holiday, a prototypical offering of Hollywood schmaltz.  It was written and directed by Nancy Meyers (What Women Want, Something’s...