By Guy Hanford

Best Recent Romantic Films for St. Valentine’s Day

1990s: 10 Things I Hate about You, The Bridges of Madison County, Cyrano de Bergerac, Edward Scissorhands, Enchanted April, Ever After, Four Weddings and a Funeral, Ghost, Happy Together, Hope Floats, The Horseman on the Roof, Il Postino, Like Water for Chocolate, The Lover, Message in a Bottle, My Best Friend’s Wedding, Never Been Kissed, Notting Hill, Pretty Woman, Pride and Prejudice, The Remains of the Day, Shakespeare in Love, Shall We Dance?, Sleepless in Seattle, There’s Something about Mary, Titanic, The Wedding Singer, When a Man Loves a Woman, While You Were Sleeping, Wild at Heart, You’ve Got Mail.

2000: In the Mood for Love, Return to Me

2001: Amelie, Bridget Jones’s Diary, Kate and Leopold, Moulin Rouge, Save the Last Dance, Serendipity

2002: Punch-Drunk Love, Sweet Home Alabama, A Walk to Remember

2003: Last Chance Harvey, Love Actually, Something’s Gotta Give, Straight from the Heart, Under the Tuscan Sun

2004: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, If Only, The Notebook, The Perfect Man, Sideways, A Very Long Engagement

2005: Brokeback Mountain, A Lot Like Love, Memoirs of a Geisha, The Wedding Date

2006: Just Like Heaven, Tristan and Isolde

2007: Across the Universe, Atonement, P.S. I Love You, Persuasion

2008: 27 Dresses, Mamma Mia!, Wall-E

2009: 500 Days of Summer, Bright Star, Cairo Time, Time Traveler’s Wife

2010: Date Night, Dear John, Love and Other Drugs, Morning Glory, The Romantics, Valentine’s Day

2011: Bridesmaids, Crazy Stupid Love, Jane Eyre, New Year’s Eve, One Day, Prom, Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Pt. 1, Water for Elephants

Box Office Leaders

The Grey NR Oil riggers stranded in Alaskan tundra must fight the freezing wilderness and hungry wolves.

Underworld Awakening R Kate Beckinsale, vampire warrior, fights to save immortals from eradication.

One for the Money PG13 Katherine Heigl takes job as a bail bondsman and must pursue a man from her past.

Red Tails PG13 It’s WWII and the daring Tuskegee Airmen fighter squadron faces a daring assignment.

Man on a Ledge PG13 While police negotiate an ex-con off a high-rise ledge, a diamond heist is taking place.

Big Miracle PG Based on a true story, a reporter and Greenpeace volunteer attempt to save a family of whales.

Chronicle PG13 Three high school students develop supernatural powers that can change events in time.

The Woman in Black PG13 Young lawyer discovers a sinister ghostly presence while visiting a remote village.

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close PG13 After his father’s 9/11 death, a boy tries to solve a mystery.

Contraband R A former smuggler is forced back into crime to pay a relative’s debt. w/Mark Wahlberg

Beauty and the Beast 3-D G Disney’s classic tale of romance, adventure, and singing comes to 3-D.

Haywire R A special ops officer must find who double-crossed her and is trying to kill her after the mission.

Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol PG13 Ethan must clear the name of the IMF’s blame for terrorism.


Adventures of Tintin, Albert Nobbs, The Artist, Carnage, Chronicle, A Dangerous Method, Descendants, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Hugo, I Am Bruce Lee, The Iron Lady, Joyful Noise, My Week with Marilyn, Sherlock Homes: A Game of Shadows, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, War Horse, We Bought a Zoo

New in Theaters – February 9

Journey 2: The Mysterious Island PG Young boy receives a distress signal from an uncharted island. w/The Rock

Safe House R CIA agent must protect a most-wanted criminal from terrorists and mercenaries. w/Ryan Reynolds

Star Wars I: Phantom Menace 3-D PG The saga returns with a re-mastered 3-D print of the Star Wars story.

The Vow PG13 After an auto accident a husband must try to restore the memory of his wife who doesn’t know him.

Also Playing: In Darkness – Rampart – Return

New on DVD – February 7

Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Pt.1 PG13 Bella and Edward must deal with their marriage and a child.

A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas R Harold & Kumar re-ignite their friendship over a mysterious package.

Foreign, Classics, Documentaries, and more

Anonymous, Brontes of Haworth, Fireflies in the Garden, The Phantom of the Opera at the Royal Albert Hall, The Sunset Limited, Project Nim, Geek Charming, Cyberbully, Song of Lunch, New Year’s Concert 2012, The Jazz Singer (Jerry Lewis), Warrior’s Heart, Ethos: A Time for Change, More Business of Being Born, Fred 2: Night of the Living Fred, Coming and Going, The Reunion, Rebound, La Fuerza del Destino, Last Man Standing, Elephant in the Living Room, What Happens Next, Knuckle, 5-Star Day, Time Traveller: Girl Who Leapt through Time, Stormhouse, Poolboy: Drowning Out the Fury


Rocko’s Modern Life s2, K-ON!, Sengoku Basara 2: The Complete Series, Mobile Suit Gundam Collection 2,

TV Series on DVD

Downton Abbey s2, Father Dowling Mysteries s1, New Tricks s6, Police Woman s2, Hell’s Kitchen s6, Laramie s2, Northern Lights (complete collection)

Related posts:

  1. Flickers
  2. Flickers
  3. Flickers
  4. Flickers
  5. Flickers

Short URL: http://www.ramonasentinel.com/?p=10478

Posted by Maureen Robertson on Feb 10 2012. Filed under Columnists. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

1 Comment for “Flickers”

  1. steven

    Loved Water for Elephants! The film conveyed a wonderful sense of the period. Beautifully and simply done. I watched it here http://movieonlineviewer.com/?watch= Water%20for%20Elephants

Leave a Reply