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(D) The Back-Up Plan

Genre: Romance
MPAA Rating: PG-13     Audience: Mature High Schooler
This movie's best use could be population control. No one who sees it will want to get pregnant or raise children. It could also be used to show aspiring screenwriters what not to do. Other tha...

(B+) Beastly

Genre: Romance
MPAA Rating: PG-13     Audience: High School
It's the great challenge for all the versions of "Beauty and the Beast" that no one seems able to overcome: the beast is always a far more interesting, appealing, and yes, attractive character than...

(A+) Beauty and the Beast

Genre: Romance
MPAA Rating: G     Audience: Kindergarten - 3rd Grade
"Beauty and the Beast" is one of Disney's most beloved fairy tales and the first animated film to be nominated for a Best Picture Oscar.  This week it is back in theaters in 3D and it looks gorgeo...

(F) Because I Said So

Genre: Romance
MPAA Rating: PG-13     Audience: Mature High Schooler
I blame "Sex and the City."

Now everyone thinks that what it takes -- or all it takes -- for a story about a bunch of women characters to work is non-stop talk about sex and shoes and a com...

(B+) Begin Again

Genre: Romance
MPAA Rating:     Audience: High School
"It's delicate," a songwriter tells a performer who has (literally) amped up her gentle ballad into a power anthem. » Read Review

(B+) Beginners

Genre: Romance
MPAA Rating: R     Audience: Mature High Schooler
Oliver (Ewan McGregor) is engaged in the saddest of tasks, clearing out his late father's home, choosing what to take, what t...

(B+) Belle

Genre: Romance
MPAA Rating: PG     Audience: Middle School
belle-poster » Read Review

(B+) The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Genre: Romance
MPAA Rating: PG-13     Audience: Middle School
A dream team ensemble cast of British acting superstars gives a predictable story of displaced retirees spark and depth in this cozy tale based on the novel  » Read Review

(C-) Black Snake Moan

Genre: Romance
MPAA Rating: R     Audience: Mature High Schooler
Things are not going well for Lazarus (Samuel L. Jackson). He has been living a life right out of a blues song. His wife left him. For his brother.

And now, he has found an almost-naked ...

(B) Blades of Glory

Genre: Romance
MPAA Rating: PG-13     Audience: High School
Will Ferrell seems to be working his way through every sport ever covered on ESPN. With figure skating, he has found a target-rich environment for comedy. The collision of sport and showbiz is no...

(C-) Blood and Chocolate

Genre: Romance
MPAA Rating: PG-13     Audience: High School
There was enthusiastic applause in the theater when the name of author Annette Curtis Klause appeared in the opening credits. The » Read Review

(C) The Bounty Hunter

Genre: Romance
MPAA Rating: PG-13     Audience: Mature High Schooler
Jennifer Aniston is a beautiful and talented woman, but this film had me thinking some very mean thoughts about her, thoughts like, "She is too old for this kind of movie" and "Probably not a good ...

(F+) The Break-Up

Genre: Romance
MPAA Rating: PG-13     Audience: High School
Someone should file a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission about false advertising for this film. The trailer and the ads indicate that it is a romantic comedy. But it is, in fact, neither...

(B+) Bridesmaids

Genre: Romance
MPAA Rating: R     Audience: Mature High Schooler
There is something intriguingly subversive in "Bridesmaids" that goes beyond the anarchy inherent in all humor and its reliable sub-category, the switch-up.  But we'll talk about those first to ge...

(B+) Brokeback Mountain

Genre: Romance
MPAA Rating: R     Audience: High School
Director Ang Lee is a master of repressed love whether between young Taiwanese men in The Wedding Banquet, Jane Austen's class-conscious Brits in Sense & Sensibility, duty-bound warriors in Cro...

(B) Bruce Almighty

Genre: Romance
MPAA Rating: PG-13     Audience: Mature High Schooler
You could not ask for a better showcase for what Jim Carrey does best than this comedy about a man who is given all of God's powers and has no compunction about using them for cheap thrills and pet...



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