Topic: Nicholas Sparks

Nicholas Sparks Doesn’t Think It’s Possible To Write A Formulaic Love Story About Gay People

Nicholas Sparks Doesn't Think It's Possible To Write A Formulaic Love Story About Gay People

Nicholas Sparks has written quite a few sappy romance novels about straight white people, some of which have been turned into decent movies like The Notebook. But a lot of people thought his latest adaptation was pretty boring, so you’d think he might want to mix things up a little with the next one, say, by writing it about two people who are not straight and white. But he does not! And his reasons why are dubious at best. More »

Safe Haven Proves That Nicholas Sparks Totally Got Lucky With The Notebook

Safe Haven Proves That Nicholas Sparks Totally Got Lucky With The Notebook

Whenever people criticize Nicholas Sparks movies for being glorified Lifetime movies, someone brings up The Notebook. Mostly because it’s a romantic movie with solid acting and an interesting-enough plot. Also people get all emotional about it because old people dancing. But after seeing Safe Haven with Julianne Hough and Josh Duhamel, I’m 100% positive that Nicholas Sparks totally lucked out with the casting in The Notebook. Because when you put actors as blah as Julianne Hough and Josh Duhamel on screen, it becomes embarrassingly clear just how empty his stories are on the big screen.
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