· By Team PLEASE
Monthly pics of romantic flicks, curated by Team Please.
Not only is ‘popcorn, please.’ a monthly feature on our Pleasure Guide, but it’s also the name of our movie night that we’ll be hosting with our friends at The ‘Gorgeous George’ Hotel.
The first edition of ‘popcorn, please.’ will be held on Wednesday 26th July. Simply get your tickets - for free - here.
So in light of ‘popcorn, please.’ we thought we’d share some of our fave flicks because who doesn’t love a love story?
Romantic movies and rom-coms make it easy for us to fall in love over and over again, without the risk of a heartbreak. We have decided to start highlighting 2 romantic flicks every now and then, that we would like to bring to our community. We hope you enjoy the night in, light a candle and let that popcorn pop, yes, please.
The Spike Jonze directed film, centres on a sensitive, heartbroken Theodore (Phoenix)—recently left by his wife. He starts to become attracted to his computer operating system Samantha (Johansson), an AI voice operated system that runs his life. They begin as friends but their complex and unrealistic relationship deepens to love.
Directed by: Spike Jonze
Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams, Rooney Mara, Olivia Wilde, Scarlett Johansson
Next on the list:
Waves centres on a suburban family’s drama and turmoil in South Florida whose life is turned upside down by the eldest son Tyler’s (Harrison) simultaneous injury and high school girlfriend’s pregnancy. The loss of his career leads Tyler towards a path of drugs and rage, leading to the death of his girlfriend. Emily, Tyler’s young sister, becomes estranged from the family as she falls in love with one of Tyler’s former teammates.
Directed by: Trey Edward Shults
Starring: Kelvin Harrison Jr., Lucas Hedges, Sterling K. Brown, Alexa Demie
Keep checking in on our Pleasure Guide or mailers to ensure you get your fix of romantic films on the next edition of Popcorn, Please.