Countdown to Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, it’s the perfect time of year to cuddle up with someone you care about, unwind and enjoy the guilty pleasure of watching one of your favorite movies. In honor of this occasion, the GIFF team has put together a list of some of the most beloved romance films ever made.

For the Hopeless Romantic: The Notebook

With an A list cast and heartwarming plot this is a classic movie all viewers will enjoy. Set in 1940s South Carolina, can a rich girl and a poor boy maintain their love story despite her parent’s disapproval and social differences?

For the Comedian: 50 First Dates

After meeting in a diner in Hawaii, a man afraid of commitment falls in love with a local girl. After spending some time together he discovers she has short-term memory loss and cannot remember who he is the next day. This movie is definitely a chick flick anyone can enjoy.

For a modern take on love: 500 Days of Summer

This is not your typical love story. When Tom, played by Joseph Gordon-Levitt, is dumped by his girlfriend Summer, played by Zooey Deschanel, he wants answers as to why their love story took a turn for the worst.

For an all time Classic: Titanic

Between its A-list cast, dramatic plot and noteworthy music, this classic film is worth watching.

For an Emotional Thrill: The Wolf of Wall Street

Jordan Belfort defrauds millions as he creates a luxurious life based off of lies and thrills.

For an Old Soul: Sleepless In Seattle

What would you do to potentially meet the love of your life? In this classic film, make some time to watch the story unfold of two romantics who find themselves at the top of the Empire State Building on Valentine’s Day in a quest to find true love.

Valentine’s Day screenings in your local theatres….

Don’t miss the fun romantic comedy, Roman Holiday, playing now at Jacob Burns Film Center, Pleasantville, NY;

An undisputed masterpiece and perhaps Hollywood’s quintessential statement on love and romance, Casablanca has only improved with age. Located on the campus of Trinity College in Hartford, CT, Cinestudio will be screening this classic;

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