This begs to be an epic story of love, and the lengths one will do to get it. Directed by Academy Award winner Joe Wright, who pieced together both Pride and Prejudice and Atonement, and portrayed by Academy Award nominee Keira Knightley, Jude Law and Aaron Johnson. Anna Karenina, makes for a great Valentine's Day movie choice.
When a mysterious and beautiful young woman appears in a small North Carolina town, the small community starts to wonder about her existence within the community. One of the reasons being her reluctance to form any personal relationships with members of the town, until a few a series of events brings her close to a local widowed store owner and his two young children. As she begins to fall in love she still struggles with her past and the dark secrets that still haunt and terrify her.
Based on the novel by Nicholas Sparks who wrote both The Notebook and Dear John, Safe Haven is brought to life by heartthrob Josh Duhamel, the ever so stunning Jullianne Hough, How I Met Your Mother's Cobie Smulders and Australia's David Lyon. Safe Haven looks to be a suspenseful yet heart warming love story that will keep both parties entertained and teary this Valentine's Day.
Playing for Keeps
A washed up soccer star looks to turn his life around and finally get himself back on track. One of the ways for him to do that is to rebuild a fragile relationship with his son. In an effort to do so he winds up getting roped into coaching his son's soccer team. After getting offered a position with ESPN, he has to decide whether to leave and damage his relationship with his son or begin a new career. Not to mention a second chance at a rekindled flame with his soon to be remarried ex-wife.
This beautiful story about making things right, and taking advantages of second chances begs to be classic romantic comedy. This cast is compiled of Gerard Butler, Jessica Biel, Dennis Quad, Uma Thurman and Catherine Zeta-Jones.
Lincoln, follows the final months of one of the most famous US presidents spent in office. It brings a very intricate portrayal of the final intense moments that President Lincoln went through as his nation was divided by war, his course of actions used to end the war, his efforts to unite the country and abolish slavery. The film shows his sheer determination to succeed, and choices he made to pave the way to a better future for his nation.
Directed by Steven Spielberg and set with a cast containing Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, David Strathairn, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Tommy Lee Jones. Lincoln is a must see for not only history-buffs, but for anyone who enjoys a great film.