Valentine's Day Movie Mraarthon (Photo Credit: Instagram@missangievilla)
Valentine’s Day is here and of you have not already booked a fancy dinner for your date, chances are high that you might not be able to anymore now. So the most cost effective yet cosy outing that you can have with your partner is a house party and movie marathon of mushy romantic films. Singles too reluctant on going for a solo date can binge on a tub full of ice cream and watch movies in a loop. Good riddance! Its weekend almost so you need not get back to bed early and rise and shine for work the next day!
Here’s a list of 10 awesome not-so-mushy movies to choose from on Valentines Day to make up for the dinner booking you failed to make
If you have not watched Netflix’s this amazing addition to its originals gallery, there’s no time more favourable. Boy meets girl, they fall in love, start a theatre company together and live with their lovely son for 10 years in New York. But when the girl decides to call it quits and move to another city, the boy is made to fight to be a part of his son’s life. Marriage Story begins with a couple picking up the pieces of their failed marriage but not the love they shared, failing to find a closure. The movie earned nominations and awards at Oscars, Golden globe and several others.
William Thacker (Hugh Grant) is a London bookstore owner whose humdrum existence is thrown into romantic turmoil when famous American actress Anna Scott (Julia Roberts) appears in his shop. A chance encounter leads to a kiss that blossoms into a full-blown affair. As the average bloke and glamorous movie star draw closer and closer together, they struggle to reconcile their radically different lifestyles in the name of love. The movie in its leading couple’s struggles and realisation touched the right cord
A favourite of many die-hard romantic the movie paints a realistic picture of how love collides with class divide and the former triumphs. Noah and Allie’ innocence and intense romance is the food for romantic souls passionately searching for the right one. The movie makes for a great date night watch, filled with sweet nothings, innocent and pure love, hardships, and a happy ending.
It’s never too late to fall in love with yourself. If you had just come out of a toxic relationship, this movie is the best healer. Boy dumps the girl a day before the wedding. Girl feels devastated but decides to goes on her ‘honeymoon’ all by herself to Europe. She makes many friends during her travels, rediscovers herself and learns the secret of happiness that lies within herself and not another individual you cling to.
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind is a sci-fi romantic film that portrays the story of two former lovers who decide to remove memories of each other from their mind, following the fallout of their two-year relationship. Starring Academy Award winner Kate Winslet and funny man Jim Carrey, the film traces the journey of the lovers, and whether they were meant to be at all. Not exactly romantic but the movie takes you on an emotional roller coaster for sure.