Because getting a reservation is more work than earning a graduate degree, some of us prefer to stay home on Valentine's Day, enjoying time with someone we can tolerate for extended periods of time. This year, whether you're with or without the aforementioned Valentine, we've got a list of cinema gold to indulge in that won't make your skin crawl. With love, Keep.
1) Baz Lurhmann's Romeo & Juliet. Will make even the blackest heart feel feelings. There is an exception clause to Valentine's Day cheesy-ness. It's a delicate concoction of Shakespeare and Leonardo DiCaprio, preferably served with a side of Mast Brothers Chocolate.
2) Lost In Translation. I think there's also some sort of rule that states you have to be drinking a whiskey while this movie is on. At any rate, it's ScarJo and Bill Murray. You're watching it.
3) The Amazing Spiderman. When in doubt, comic books, Emma Stone, or both.
4) Love & Basketball. CLASSIC.
5) Annie Hall. I mean. There's just no substitute for good old fashioned on-screen chemistry, is there?
6) 10 Things I Hate About You. Relive your Heath Ledger phase. Relive it. While you're at it please appreciate for a moment that this movie had a killer soundtrack.
7) Moonstruck. A story about how love "don't make things nice." Nicholas Cage is in it, if you care.
8) The Sweetest Thing. This is just as entertaining now as it was in the early '00s, we promise. Also please note how Cameron Diaz is clearly taking some sort of magical anti-aging potion.
9) Notting Hill. There had to be at least one actual rom-com on this list, we picked the one that's actually the best.
10) True Romance. If you don't love this movie we're not friends.