The Romance Lover's Guide to Movie Must-Sees
If you adore Sleepless in Seattle and Pride and Prejudice and The Avengers, then you want a movie guide aimed at women like you. Women who enjoy romances and more! You like both a good kiss and a good knockout and refuse to be categorized-but you wish someone like you would recommend movies.
Which brings Harlequin author and professional movie critic Heidi Rice to the rescue. Whether it's nonstop action with a little heart 'n' soul, sweetly adorable cartoons, a classic black-and-white screwball comedy or that under-the-radar flick that you never knew you were missing, Heidi Rice will lead you through her must-sees and why you will also enjoy them. From Ryan Gosling's six-pack to that iconic orgasm sandwich delivered by Meg Ryan, right up to the double whammy of hotties in Prisoners (Gyllenhaal and Jackman)—there's a little something for everyone.
And a little something for that teenager inside you who's ready to watch "nekkid" man-candy and spend two hours falling in love all over again….
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Movie Bliss: A Hopeless Romantic Seeks Movies to Love
One of my favourite parts of the holiday season is curling up in front of the telly in a catatonic stupor after consuming way too much food. Whether with friends, family or that significant other, nothing really says Christmas like the movies.
And Heidi Rice - author of gems such as Maid of Dishonour and BTW I Love You - is a film critic by day and so turns her knowing eye to films we love to love. Ranging from the epic Gone With the Wind (Scarlett being flawed perfection), to the quirky Attack the Block (essentially Aliens on a Council Estate - yes, that is as awesome as it sounds), Movie Bliss is split into six sections:
Oldies That Are Awesome
Cartoon Capers, but Not Just for Kids
Rom-Coms R Us
Joys for the Boys (and the Girls, Too)
Offbeat but Right Up My Street
Big is Beautiful, Bold is Even Better
The book itself reads like every conversation I've ever had with my friends about films, from plot points to eye candy, and isn't dry at all. Its charm lies in its ability to bring to life the films it describes, whilst simultaneously entertaining and incredibly witty.
And I have every intention of watching all the films she writes about!
Published under the new Harlequin Pop! digital imprint, it's fantastic to see M&B branching out into "sophisticated analysis" of popular culture.
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