29 Days of Romance, Review #17: Love Actually (2003)

29 Days of Romance, Review #17: Love Actually (2003)

Directed by: Richard Curtis. Starring: Hugh Grant, Martine McCutcheon, Emma Thompson. Runtime: 2h 15 min. Released: November 14, 2003 (original US release date). Love Actually follows the lives of eight different couples dealing with their love lives in various ways in loosely interrelated tales set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England. This [...]

About Time (2013)

Released: November 1, 2013. Directed by: Richard Curtis. Starring: Domhnall Gleeson, Rachel McAdams, Bill Nighy. Runtime: 123 min. "About Time" is not one's average romantic film. It might have some of the same messages, but most don't involve time travel. The story involves Tim (Domhnall Gleeson) who, on his 21st birthday, learns that he has [...]

Arthur Christmas (2011)

Released: November 23, 2011. Directors: Sarah Smith, Barry Cook. Stars: James McAvoy, Hugh Laurie, Bill Nighy. Runtime: 97 min. The plot of Arthur Christmas is effectively simplistic. On Christmas night at the North Pole, Santa's youngest son looks to use his father's high-tech operation for an urgent mission. Arthur has a certain tenderness and he truly cares about [...]