Category Archives: Romantic Comedy

Global Advent: Day 16

The Film: Mostly Martha [Bella Martha] – Germany A film about food which is really about life . Completely my kind of film. I had seen the English language remake, No Reservations, before I knew it was based on a … Continue reading

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Global Advent: Day 15

The Film: Italian For Beginners [Italiensk for begyndere] – Denmark   Italian For Beginners takes place around Christmas in the cold of a Copenhagen suburb. This was my first, and unknowing, foray into Dogme 95 films which sought to purify filmmaking. … Continue reading

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Global Advent: Day 12

The Film: White Wedding – South Africa Imagine Planes, Trains & Automobiles if Steve Martin weren’t trying to get home for Thanksgiving, but rather to his own wedding. Imagine if John Candy was his philandering best friend. Imagine if this … Continue reading

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Global Advent: Day 9

The Film: Muriel’s Wedding – Australia I love Australian movies, especially the comedies. The wit and the humor is as distinct as the unforgettable characters and Muriel’s Wedding is packed with them. It is, of course, about Muriel’s wedding. It’s … Continue reading

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Global Advent: Day 7

The Film: Cold Comfort Farm – England Movies about writers have a special place in my heart. As do movies with a great cast, an underplayed quirk, and period pieces. Which makes Cold Comfort an all-around winner. Everything is strange in … Continue reading

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Global Advent: Day 5

The Film: Wo Zhi Nu Ren Xin [What Women Want] – China I liked this movie very much. It’s hard to dislike anything with Andy Lau but I quickly realized he’s not the only reason to enjoy this film. This … Continue reading

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Global Advent: Day 4

The Film: Strictly Ballroom – Australia There are some films I know by heart, that I’m so familiar with, that are such a part of my relationship with cinema I forget to write about them. I remember watching Strictly Ballroom … Continue reading

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