Articles tagged romance

Corsini’s Sublime ‘Summertime’ Captures All the Contours of a Love Affair

Catherine Corsini's movie delicately and intelligently explores the romance that develops between two women in France in the early '70s.

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Outlander: Season 2, Episode 3 - “Useful Occupations and Deceptions”

Both Claire and Jamie are struggling with their purposes, and their connection to one another.

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‘Barcelona’ Sends Whit Stillman’s Usual Suspects After Love in a Hot Climate

The middle section in Whit Stillman's loose '90s trilogy showcases all his trademarks while moving his characters from college into the wider world.

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Romance With a Stiff Upper Lip in ‘Brief Encounter’

More than 60 years on, Brief Encounter, pitting love against conventions, continues to break hearts.

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22 Apr 2016 // 10:00 AM

Outlander: Season 2, Episode 2 - “Not In Scotland Anymore”

The dualities of court life expose the tensions between the public and private lives of all the characters.

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Outlander: Season 2, Episode 1 - “Through a Glass, Darkly”

Is the past fixed, or can Jamie and Claire make a difference in Scotland's fate?

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Once Upon a Time: Season 6, Episode 16 - “Our Decay”

Hades forces Rumpelstiltskin to bring Zelena and child down to the Underworld, because it turns out that he and Zelena have a bit of a past.

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Once Upon a Time: Season 5, Episode 15 - “The Brothers Jones”

Killian reunites with his brother Liam; David considers his brother James; complications ensue.

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‘The Graduate’ Still Seduces

As energetic as it ever was, sharp jokes and even sharper edges aren't lost in the transition from hit film to cultural touchstone.

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Once Upon a Time: Season 5, Episode 14 - “Devil’s Due”

Once Upon a Time allows pop cultural reference points to play freely with older, more ancient stories, fusing postmodern theory with Joseph Campbell’s archetypes.

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Once Upon a Time: Season 5, Episode 13 - “Labor of Love”

Snow White helps Hercules rediscover his heroic nature, while Henry tangles with Cruella.

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‘Brooklyn’ Is a Story of Cultural Purgatory

Rarely do immigration dramas deal with the trouble of re-assimilating back to one's homeland.

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Once Upon a Time: Season 5, Episode 12 - “Souls of the Departed”

The Storybrooke gang arrives in Underworld -- which looks suspiciously like Storybrooke -- to rescue Hook, but they may have more souls to rescue than his.

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Terrence Malick’s Latest, ‘Knight of Cups’, Is Another Search for Meaning

Terrence Malick’s latest gauzy whisper of a drama has Christian Bale as a po-faced screenwriter grappling with an existential crisis while romancing most of Southern California.

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Downton Abbey: Season 6, Episode 9 (Series Finale)

Downton Abbey ends its impressive run with a level of sheer joy never before reached in its six seasons.

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Downton Abbey: Season 6, Episode 8

The long-building civil war between Mary and Edith comes to a head in the series' penultimate episode.

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18 Feb 2016 // 3:10 AM

Double Take: ‘Forrest Gump’ (1994)

You have to do the best with what God gave you. How well did Robert Zemeckis do with Forrest Gump? Double Take pries open this chocolate box of questionable taste.

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Downton Abbey: Season 6, Episode 7

Mr. Henry Talbot's attempt at wooing the ever-reluctant Mary ends more gravely than he ever could've imagined.

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‘How to Be Single’, Until You’re Not

While you might know that being single and being coupled need not be antithetical, romantic comedies don't tend to embrace emotional or moral complexities.

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Downton Abbey: Season 6, Episode 6

While this week's plots run in a predictable fashion, there's still fun to be had in the Abbey.

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Independent Film Festival Boston 2016: 'The Anthropologist'

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"Spry and crisp, The Anthropologist is a solid documentary that avoids bearing the weight of the austere pessimism surrounding climate change.

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