Tag: romance month

Writer’s First Source: Romantic Comedies

Happy Wednesday! You know what that means it’s Writer’s First Source Wednesday and for this addition and keeping up with our Romance theme for the month, we are going to be talking about romantic comedies. I know that these type of films usually get…

West Side Story (1961)

During the course of this week, we are talking about adaptations of Romeo and Juliet, and we continue the discussion by talking about West Side Story. West Side Story changed a few things from our the original telling such as instead of fair Verona…

Book Review: Romeo and Juliet

I just finished reading Romeo and Juliet and I must say every time that I pick this book up I get something new out of it. The first couple of times, I was more into the draw of the story; however, this time I…

Romeo and Juliet Adaptation #2 (1968)

Almost thirty years after the awful MGM adaptation of Romeo and Juliet, we get a beautiful telling of the story by director Franco Zeffirelli with Olivia Hussey as Juliet and Leonard Whiting as Romeo. This adaptation is by far my favorite and it really…

Romeo and Juliet Adaptation in 1936

I started this past weekend reading Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet and I’m like almost done with it. I can remember vividly¬†getting my first copy of the play, when I was about 14 (that was 16 years ago this month), getting home taking it out…

Bookstore Finds #2

Today I went to 2nd and Charles in Broomfield and I found four romance novels as part of my bookstore finds, so I thought that I would share my finds with all of you. Book #1 – Wicked Fantasy by Nina Bangs (Paranormal Romance):¬†The…

Movie Review: The Age of Innocence (1993)

I thought that I would finish the discussion of Age of Innocence by talking about the film adaptation of the novel. The film adaptation I found to be enjoyable and an enchanting take on the book. Granted nowadays when we talk about film adaptations,…