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‘Mrs. Winterbourne’

Is Mrs. Winterbourne the most underrated rom com of the last 25 years? I’d argue yes. Starring a dream cast of Ricki Lake (a formidable leading lady!), Brendan Fraser and Shirley freaking MacLaine, the film follows the loveable, low-class and totally screwed (and pregnant!) Connie who is mistaken for a rich man’s widow after a train crash. Stuck with a newborn and few options, Connie accepts the Patricia Winterbourne identity when the family of her dead “husband” takes her in. Admittedly, this may be the stuff of pure melodrama, but the cast more than rises above the improbable plot. Fraser is never better as the snobbish Bill who struggles with guilt and regret as he falls in love with the vivacious Connie/Patricia. The movie’s standout sequence? Fraser and Lake’s delicious and hilarious kitchen tango when they have finally given up on resisting each other.


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‘One Fine Day’

An engagingly exhausting and ultimately affecting romantic comedy, One Fine Day tells the tale (yes, within a day's timespan) of Melanie (Michelle Pfeiffer) and Jack (George Clooney), two single parents tasked with unexpectedly juggling their kids (due to unforeseen circumstances) and jobs (due to ill-timed deadlines) during a harried day in... Read more

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‘Dating Daisy’

Move on or take a second chance on love? Brennan Kelleher and Sascha Alexander star in Dating Daisy, an unconventional comedy that shines a realistic light on the romantic quagmire known as twenty-something dating. Do you have an ex that you just can't seem to get over? If so, you'll appreciate the eccentric charms of Dating Daisy.

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‘Victoria’ Finale

Victoria, PBS's subtly feminist take on the reign of Queen Victoria just wrapped its first season – which means it's time to binge-watch the whole season in one go. This lush drama follows Victoria as she transforms from a willful, naive teen to a confident, driven monarch. Even though the show takes place in one of the most straight-laced... Read more

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‘Loving’

The true-life story of Richard and Mildred Loving, who were the center of the landmark Supreme Court case that struck down laws again interracial marriage. Director Jeff Nichols delivers a movie that is admirably restrained and avoids the kind of melodrama that you might get from traditional "Oscar-bait." As Richard, Joel Edgerton is... Read more