Topic: valentine’s day

Glee Report Card: From The Heart

Glee Report Card: From The Heart

It’s Valentine’s Day, and everyone has an ulterior motive: Artie and Rory compete over Sugar, and Rachel and Finn want validation for their engagement. There were a few sweet (“L-O-V-E”) and fun (“Love Shack”) numbers, but nothing really memorable. Amber Riley‘s rendition of “I Will Always Love You” was predictably bittersweet. More »

Top 10 Valentine’s Day Movies

Top 10 Valentine's Day Movies

Whether it’s Valentine’s Day or Single Awareness Day depending on your relationship status, one thing is true for February 14: The best thing you can do is indulge. Eating lots of chocolate? Yes. But we also mean indulge your mind in some romantic movies. When else, honestly, would you have an excuse to curl up on the couch with a Whitman’s sampler and pass some time with fictional characters brought together by casual sex, misunderstandings, or business deals? Broken hearts, impossible quests to get her back, and the sheer giddiness of falling in love… It’s all here. More »

Movie Etiquette: When Is It OK to Laugh/Cry/Scream/Clap in the Theater?

Movie Etiquette: When Is It OK to Laugh/Cry/Scream/Clap in the Theater?

While writing up the Avengers teaser leak earlier today, I came across a great comment on YouTube complaining about audiences who go apeshit during a movie. The commenter asked, Why the hell do people in other countries cheer and clap during films? Yeah this was cool but how about trying to watch it? Is it an American thing? Having never seen a movie in a foreign country, I can’t answer the nationality part, but I can respond to the first part: Because it’s so much fun to share in the experience with everyone else. That said, not every movie warrants us to play Mystery Science Theater and talk back to the screen. Here’s a guide for when to cheer and when to shut yer trap. More »

‘Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade’ Movie in the Works–What’s Next, ‘St. Patrick’s Day’?

'Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade' Movie in the Works--What's Next, 'St. Patrick's Day'?

Blame Love Actually for making an epic, starstudded romantic comedy all about Christmas. Or blame American film studios, who have to copy everything that the UK does in the hopes of making a dime. The latter, with Garry Marshall as director, were responsible for 2010′s lukewarm Valentine’s Day, as well as its groan-inducing “sequel” New Year’s Eve, currently filming in New York City. Now movie producers are circling the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade as the subject of the next holiday-centric movie. More »