100 Films - Page 2

The producers count down 100 of the best romances before shooting ‘Something Like Summer.’

87. The Graduate

1967, 107 Minutes Director: Mike Nichols Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Anne Bancroft and Katharine Ross By J.T. Tepnapa  NOW HERE’S a great classic. I’ve seen iconic clips from The Graduate, but I’ve never actually sat down and watched the entire movie until …

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89. Latter Days

2003, 107 Minutes Director: C. Jay Cox Starring: Steve Sandvoss and Wes Ramsey.  By J.T. Tepnapa OH! HOW I’ve missed you, Latter Days. It’s one the best American indie gay films during a time when there weren’t that many good ones to go …

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90. If I Stay

2014, 106 Minutes Director: R.J. Cutler Starring: Chloë Grace Moretz, Mireille Enos & Jamie Blackley  By J.T. Tepnapa AFTER THE mostly heralded The Fault in Our Stars comes If I Stay, another bestselling young adult novel made into a major motion …

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92. The Way He Looks

The Way He Looks is a brilliant and heartfelt Brazilian movie starring Ghilherme Lobo as a blind high school student, Leonardo, struggling to find his independence at home, while at school he is mostly ignored and isolated from everyone.

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93. Don Jon

Don Jon. 2013, 90 Minutes, Director: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Scarlett Johansson, & Julianne Moore. Here’s another romantic comedy-drama that I missed last year. All I knew about this movie is that it stars the very handsome Joseph Gordon-Levitt.

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94. Silver Linings Playbook

2012, 122 Minutes Director: David O. Russell Starring: Bradley Cooper,  Jennifer Lawrence and Robert DeNiro By J.T. Tepnapa SURPRISE! Silver Linings Playbook is a surprise entry in my 100 Films Before Summer. I didn’t realize it was romantic comedy. I expected …

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95. Love Actually

2003, 135 Minutes, Director: Richard Curtis, Starring: Hugh Grant, Colin Firth, Emma Thompson, Liam Neeson, Martin Freeman, Bill Nighy, Laura Linney, Alan Rickman, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Keira Knightley and Thomas Brodie-Sangster. HERE’S A CLASSIC romantic movie I just kept missing. Love Actually has a ton of British celebrities mucking about…

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96. Hitch

2005, 118 Minutes Director: Andy Tennant Starring: Will Smith, Eva Mendez & Kevin James By J.T. Tepnapa I love Will Smith in Hitch! Like, seriously. I love most of his movies and I think he’s so charming. I actually got to …

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