Guest Author - Sarah Fierro
Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be a serious occasions with a fancy dinner out. Cook spaghetti and meatballs or your special recipe for your sweetheart this year. You can lighten up the mood and take attention away from your cooking by putting in a sweet date night comedy movie.
Definitely, Maybe opened last year on Valentine’s Day. The story begins with a father’s divorce and his daughter’s questions about how her parents originally fell in love. Will Hayes (Ryan Reynolds) tells Maya (Abigail Breslin) how he meets three women. His story changes their names so Maya must decide which one went on to become Will’s wife. The romantic comedy is a perfect date night movie with a glass of fancy red wine.
Better Off Dead is a great choice for a funny and original date night. You won’t have to open your own joke arsenal with John Cusack as the main character, Lane Meyer, in this 80s high school flick. Lane loses his girlfriend and fights to get her back by joining a ski race. He attempts suicide a few times before finding a reason to live in a French girl. Order Chinese takeout and make ice cream sundaes with this one!
Breakfast at Tiffany’s will put a classic spin on any Valentine’s date. Audrey Hepburn stars as Holly Golightly, a New York socialite who befriends her new neighbor. Paul ‘Fred’ Varjak (George Peppard) sees Holly as having two personalities. One is the beautiful and adored party-goer who fits in with the most sophisticated crowds. The other is the girl he sees when they are alone. No one can deny the romance in this comedy. Snuggle up for this movie with champagne and chocolate covered strawberries.
When Harry Met Sally can’t fail to bring a smile to your love’s face. Harry Burns (Billy Crystal) and Sally Albright (Meg Ryan) are best friends who fear that an intimate relationship will ruin the years they have spent together. They meet on a car ride from Chicago to New York, go through their own life and love trials, and finally end up back to each other. Sit down by candlelight under a warm blanket and find out if best friends can be lovers too.
Your Valentine is sure to be impressed by your innovative take on the romantic holiday. Enjoy your date night in with comedy movie flair!