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 [...]

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)

Released: December 13, 2013. Directed by: Peter Jackson. Starring: Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage. Runtime: 161 min. Many thought "The Hobbit" franchise would have peaked with the first chapter, last year's "An Unexpected Journey," but that isn't the case. Some may not find out because this made about $11 million less at the box [...]