Dear John

Dear John / Dear Nicholas Sparks, I'm Breaking Up With You | 7 Jun 2010 // 3:59 PM

Since I can’t bear to think about any of it for more than a minute without falling into a nostalgic regret-tinged swoon over what might have been, I’ll get to the point. I owe you that much (but not enough to actually tell you this in person, or on the phone).

Dear John | 4 Feb 2010 // 8:55 PM

Clichés suffuse Dear John, including the repetitious soft-focus close-ups of Amanda Seyfried and excuses to get Channing Tatum's shirt off.


Hey, Hollywood, women are smarter than men; so why does Hollywood continue to dumb down to them? | 19 Feb 2010 // 2:00 AM

The star-heavy romantic comedy "Valentine's Day" banged an out-of-the-park box office homer over the weekend, racking up $52 million in ticket sales. A week earlier, the

Nicholas Sparks is a master of romance, and Hollywood knows it | 5 Feb 2010 // 10:44 PM

LOS ANGELES — Hours before the Hollywood premiere of "Dear John" earlier this week, best-selling author Nicholas Sparks was sitting in the expensive hotel room he'd

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