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Posts Tagged ‘romance’

02 Jun. 2016

ME BEFORE YOU, epic love story

ME BEFORE YOU A Personal Perspective Art imitates life, sometimes in reverse. When I screened the new movie ME BEFORE YOU (in theaters June 3) it was a poignant and precious experience, personally. For those who have read the worldwide bestseller from Jojo Moyes, it is the story of two young lovers, brought together by […]

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12 Feb. 2016

Damon Wayans Jr in HOW TO BE SINGLE

  If you are a fan of relationship comedies such as THE BREAKUP, HE’S JUST NOT THAT INTO YOU, THE DILEMMA and others where the blurred lines of romantic involvements are the stuff good films are made of, then this one’s right up there.  HOW TO BE SINGLE takes a comedic look at the ups […]

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25 Feb. 2015

Big Willy Smith, back in FOCUS

When Will Smith enters a room, he owns it.  When he walks onto a stage, it’s his.  So it’s no surprise that the once proclaimed “King of the Summer Blockbuster” was cast as Nicky Spurgeon, a high wielding, smooth-talking confidence man–every pound a hunk of lusciousness–who can steal anything, including your heart. FOCUS, the sophisticated […]

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12 Feb. 2015

Valentine’s Day Vault, scented indulgence

Romance beckons.  February 14th is full of aromatic enticement and the senses are engaged from delectable edibles to intoxicating elixirs. Many have been planning this special day since last year’s observance.  All’s good.  We are taking this opportunity to open our Valentine’s Day Vault, an index of fragrances that we hope you find as appealing as […]

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09 Feb. 2015

Ready for love? February 14 awaits!

What’s in your Valentine’s Day Vault? Valentine’s Day is less than one week away. There are a number of celebrity couples that make love look beautiful!  A few of our favorite famous couples include: Boris Kodjoe and wife Nicole Ari Parker, Samuel L. Jackson and wife LaTanya Richardson Jackson, “Big Willy” Will Smith and wife […]

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14 Nov. 2014

BEYOND THE LIGHTS, see it because…

Reasons: It’s entertaining with a compelling story bed and sexy romantic arc; you can feel the passion Beautifully shot, the scenes pull you into the setting; I actually felt I attended a concert Convincing cast; never did I think Gugu Mbatha-Raw could transpose her character vault from the innocent “Belle” to “Noni” as a Tina […]

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16 Oct. 2014

Pei-pei Cheng and Ben Whishaw in LILTING

Love knows no barrier, especially language. In the new romantic film, LILTING, from director Hong Khaou, two elderly adults Junn (Pei-pei Cheng) and Alan (Peter Bowles) make a romantic connection in a residential facility for seniors–everything goes well as long as they don’t know what the other is saying.  Junn only speaks Chinese, Alan is […]

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05 Jun. 2014

Perry and Winfrey expand network’s lineup

The shows just keep on coming!  Tyler Perry expands programming content on OWN with new drama, “If Loving You Is Wrong,” premiering September 2014. OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network recently announced the principal cast of the renamed television drama “If Loving You is Wrong” (former working title: “Single Mom’s Club”) from prolific writer, director, producer Tyler […]

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18 Mar. 2014

Time to get moving!

Grammy Award winning recording artist Beenie Man will perform at the 18th annual St Kitts Music Festival, which will be held from Thursday, June 26 to Saturday, June 28, 2014. Beenie Man has dominated the dancehall scene since his number one hits, “Who Am I” and “Romie.” Today, the musician from the heartland of Jamaica […]

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01 Mar. 2014

Love’s Language

Valentine’s Day hovers past February 14th. As we turn our attention to March—Women’s History Month—we want to bring awareness to how women feel in many areas.  First, we’ll talk about love’s language beyond the bedroom. Far too often when we hear the words–desire and passion–our minds swiftly go to low hanging fruit: sex and romance.  […]

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