Romantic Comedies of the 1990s and 2000s

From Julia Roberts’ hooker with the heart of golden comic timing in “Pretty Woman” (1990) to Alec Baldwin getting caught with his pants down trying to woo ex-wife Meryl Streep back from Steve Martin in “It’s Complicated” (2009), we’ll explore the cream of the romantic-comedy crop in the 1990s and the ‘00s.

Lighthearted and fun, this presentation utilizing PowerPoint images and film clips and lasting a little over an hour will also revive the movie magic of gems like “L. A. Story,” “Notting Hill,” “The Proposal” and many more.

For availability and speaking fees, call 214-364-7364 or email lrratliff@verizon.net.

Comments

I liked It's Complicated. I think Meryl Streep and Alec Baldwin both do comedy really well.

It's a different way to see Alec, after being used to seeing him in thrillers, playing thieves or other criminals. However I think he's as believable in the more humorous roles as he is in intense, morbid pieces.

I still haven't watched The Proposal and would like to. I'll probably like it, since I like most of Sandra Bullock's movies. These are fun to watch with any type of company.

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Movie Memories Update

Crimes and Mister Meanies

You're probably familiar with the current crop of #Me Too movement suspects and convicted perpetrators. 

Cosby300To mention just a few:  Major indie studio movie mogul Harvey Weinstein's trial for alleged sexual abuses of dozens of female complainants is coming up soon.  Excellent actor Kevin Spacey, facing charges for allegedly groping a teenage boy, has seen his "House of Cards" crumble.  And, sadly, Bill Cosby, formerly known as "America's Dad," is doing 3-to-10 in the slammer after being convicted on three counts of sexual assault.

What about those I'm calling the #Them Too perps?  I had a great time over at HarborChase of the Park Cities retirement community (in the Dallas area) recently with my Movie Memories presentation titled "Hollywood's Hot Movie Scandals."

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