Elvis Review

If you are heading to the cinema this weekend then Elvis is the film to watch. Baz Luhrmann, the director that gave us the iconic Moulin Rouge! (2001) and the unforgettable Great Gatsby (2013) is back with his sixth feature film: Elvis. The film chronicles the life of Rock and Roll king Elvis Presley, from the start of his career to his tragic death. With focus placed on the turbulent relationship between Elvis and his manager Colonel Tom Parker. Luhrmann, brings his artistic flare to Elvis, combining music with visual spectacle to create another brilliant piece of cinema. I was lucky enough to attend the Elvis press screening in London with my  colleague  at Future of the Force, which was an amazing  experience .  Please check out Future of the Force by Clicking here! The narrative works as a biography, not always chronological. Instead, it jumps through time, showing us things in the past that lead to the present in the same way biographical books are structured. Elvis is not just a

Perfect Valentine's Day Movies

Valentine's day is upon us, a day that comes once a year and is often signified by all things red and romantic. The holiday that many think was created by card companies to increase profits which to an extent is true. But there is a foundation of tradition and mythology mixed in. Whilst not one of my favourite holidays, I still wanted to make a little Valentines watchlist after all I do love movies. So, I thought I'd recommend some movies that are perfect to watch on Valentine's day regardless of your relationship status. Plus, here in the UK we are under a national lockdown, so there is not much else to do other than cosy up inside and stick a good movie on. Whether you are celebrating Valentines with a loved one, with friends, family or alone, stick on one of the movies I have picked and enjoy. Read on to see which nine films I picked. 

Valentine's Day

Set on Valentine's Day, couples face the day together. Some struggling to make their relationships work. Others try to find love. A multigenerational film, with a large cast and multiple storylines. A cute film full of Valentine's day romance. 

Where to watch: Rent on Amazon. 

The Wedding Planner 

A classic J-Lo romantic-comedy. Mary a wedding Planner is assigned a lucrative wedding account when she is rescued from a near fatal crash by the groom. Mary trying to find love is thrown into a difficult situation whilst trying to get a promotion at work. A romantic film, with lots of laughs. 

Where to watch: Hulu.

Isn't it Romantic

When Natalie gets knocked unconscious, she wakes up in an alternate universe. Natalie soon discovers that she is the leading lady in her own rom-com. A brilliant comedy that takes key elements of romantic films and twists them in a humorous way. 

Where to watch: Netflix.

The Proposal

Margaret a ruthless book editor faces deportation. To save her job and stay in America she convinces her assistant Andrew to marry her. The fake couple take a surprise filled trip to Andrew's hometown to prove their relationship is real. A modern classic full of drama and funny moments. 

Where to watch: Amazon Prime.

Pride and Prejudice 

Adaptation of Jane Austen's novel. Mrs. Bennet is eager to marry her daughters adventitiously. When Elizabet Bennet meets the rude and stony Mr. Darcy love is far from her mind. A passionate drama starring Keira Knightley. The perfect choice for period drama fans.  

Where to watch: Netflix.

Did You Hear About the Morgan's? 

When the Morgan's witness a murder, they are placed in witness protection and sent to a small rural town. Their failing marriage is continually tested throughout the course of the film. A great film that focuses on a couple that have been married for some time and have lost the original spark. 

Where to watch: Netflix. 

Set it Up

Two overworked assistants band together in an attempt to get their bosses into a relationship so they can take some time for themselves. Whilst working on their boss's relationship, sparks fly between the assistants. A funny easy to watch film, perfect for a chilled movie night. 

Where to watch: Netflix.

About Time

Tim possesses the power to travel through time, he uses this ability to help pursue his relationship with the love of his life Mary. However, the power to travel through time has consequences. A brilliant romantic film that's not without its fair share of emotional scenes. Watch with tissues.  

Where to watch: Netflix.

Clueless  

More of a Galantines film. Cher a rich high schooler learns to deal with life and the problems that arise during school. She takes a new student under her wing, helping her find her place at school. A classic movie, with romantic storylines and iconic costumes. 

Where to watch: Netflix. 


There are many more romantic films that you can watch on Valentine's day. I love every one of these films and you hope you watch at least one over Valentines. Please give this post a share and let me know in the comments which Valentines film you like the most. Have a good Valentines. 

Thank you for reading xx 

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