Movie Monday: Amélie

Le Fabuleux Destin d’Amélie Poulain (The Fabulous Destiny of Amélie Poulain) or Amélie, for short, is a romantic comedy and a whimsical depiction of the contemporary Parisian life. It lovingly tells how despite her struggles with her own isolation, Amélie (played by Audrey Tautou), a naive and young waitress in Montmartre decides to change the lives of those around her for the better, and along the way, discovers love. photo source: IMDB Visually stunning and filled with intense, vibrant […]

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Movie Monday: Bed of Roses

I have this strange affinity to intimate weddings. I tell you, they have got to be my favorite ones. Okay, so when I remembered this movie, Bed of Roses – which is a romantic drama about a young career girl who is swept off her feet by a shy florist – I immediately knew it will be the perfect inspiration for an intimate roof top wedding. Photo source: IMDB But […]

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Movie Monday: Oz the Great and Powerful

I never really thought I’d be using the colors Red, Green and Yellow in one mood board. Well, that was before the “The Wizard of Oz ” wedding theme idea came up. Think of the Yellow Brick Road, the Ruby Slippers, and the Emerald City. You get the picture? The movie Oz the Great and Powerful was set 20 years before the events of the original novel, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz […]

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Movie Monday: Romeo + Juliet

This classic tale of star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, comes alive in this 1996 Baz Luhrmann film where modern meets vintage. The original dialogue was retained – to my delight – I love it when they make Shakespeare’s plays into films and use the original lines. photo source: IMDB What I love about the style in this film is that, it managed to stay hip and modern but did not veer […]

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Movie Monday: Pride and Prejudice

Based on Jane Austen‘s novel of the same name, this film depicts the story of five sisters from an English family of landed gentry as they deal with issues of marriage, morality and misconceptions. And oh, of course, no less than Keira Knightly played the feisty lead, Elizabeth Bennet. 🙂 photo source: IMDB I love how this film reminds me of early morning walks in the garden, amidst lush bushes of pink roses, […]

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Movie Monday: Anna Karenina

Okay, first things first. This is not your usual romantic film. This film actually depicts the tragedy of Russian aristocrat and socialite Anna Karenina and her life-changing affair with the affluent Count Vronsky. Not quite your typical happily-ever-after plot, but this film has earned four nominations at the 85th Academy Awards and six nominations at the 66th British Academy Film Awards, winning Jacqueline Durran both prizes for Best Costume Design, so you could say that this film is […]

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Movie Monday: Ballet Shoes

Ballet Shoes is a 2007 British television film about three adopted sisters, Pauline, Petrova and Posy Fossil, and how each one struggled to fulfill their dreams: Pauline longs to be an actress, Petrova yearns to be an aviator, and Posy dreams to be a ballerina. photo source: IMDB Showcasing the art of ballet, this film will inspire us with classic elegance and gracefulness. Ballet has been an endless inspiration for weddings around the world, […]

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Movie Monday: About Time

And we’re at our very first Movie Monday for 2014! Tee-hee! 🙂 I am a sucker for feel-good, romantic movies that leave a smile on my face when the end credits start rolling. I have just recently watched this movie (this weekend, to be exact) and I have to admit that when the “wedding scene” started playing, I knew immediately that this one’s going to our Movie Monday list. photo […]

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