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The Trouble with Romantic Comedies

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Truth of Rom-Coms SPOILER ALERTS: There are many in here. Be warned. by Renée J. Lukas   As we say a final farewell to February, I wanted to do a blog in honor of this past month—the month of Valentine’s Day, Cupid (or just a man-baby in a [...]

2017-12-16T20:41:58+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Book, TV and Movie Reviews|Comments Off on The Trouble with Romantic Comedies

Are the Movies Dead?

Why Netflix Original Series are Surpassing Standard Hollywood Fare by Renée J. Lukas   It had to happen sooner or later. You can only have so many decades of telling the stories of straight white men when society is much more diverse than that. For Hollywood, it’s proving to be bad business. There’s been a [...]

2017-12-15T18:21:54+00:00 October 13th, 2016|Book, TV and Movie Reviews|Comments Off on Are the Movies Dead?

‘Carol’ Left Me Wanting More

Rainy taxi windows and longing glances. . . if you’re looking for a romantic movie, Carol gives you that rip-your-heart-out angst that romantics like me love. However, parts of the story are problematic. But we’ll get to that. First, let me confess that I haven’t yet read the book on which the film is based, [...]

2017-12-15T18:21:54+00:00 March 29th, 2016|Book, TV and Movie Reviews|0 Comments