Ep 25: When Harry Met Sally . . .

Can men and women be friends without sex getting in the way? Can a romantic comedy stand up to Lucy and Jenny’s scrutiny, which has been known to make grown men cower and house plants wilt? Answer: No, and yes. Get the podcast: Listen here at PopD | Go to iTunes

Story Analysis & Ratings:

Lucy says: ~ Lucy’s rating breakdown: Structure: 5, Comedy: 5, Romance: 5

Jenny says: ~ Jenny’s rating breakdown: Structure: 5, Comedy: 5, Romance: 5

Blog Poll Rating: TBD

Movie Info:

Release Date: July 21, 1989 Director: Rob Reiner Writer: Nora Ephron. More info at IMDb.

Ep 24: Moonstruck

Sci-fi romance author CJ Barry joins Lucy and Jenny for Moonstruck, a wonderful romantic comedy with wonderful dialogue. “And someday, you’ll drop dead and I’ll come to your funeral in a red dress!” Yeah, it doesn’t get better than that. Get the podcast: Listen here at PopD | Go to iTunes

Story Analysis & Ratings:

Lucy says: 5 Pops ~ Lucy’s rating breakdown: Structure: 5, Comedy: 5, Romance: 5

Jenny says: 5 Pops ~ Lucy’s rating breakdown: Structure: 5, Comedy: 5, Romance: 5

C. J. says: 5 Pops ~ Lucy’s rating breakdown: Structure: 5, Comedy: 5, Romance: 5

Blog Poll Rating: TBD

Movie Info:

Release Date: Dec. 18, 1987 Director: Norman Jewison Writers: John Patrick Shanley. More info at IMDb.

Ep 23: Roxanne

The classic story of Cyrano De Bergerac gets updated to the 80s in this classic story that raises the romantic comedy to new heights. With special guest, Krissie! (Anne Stuart, also known as Kristina Douglas.) A feel-good film viewed in great company – what could be better? Get the podcast: Listen here at PopD | Go to iTunes

Story Analysis & Ratings:

Lucy says: 5 Pops ~ Lucy’s rating breakdown: Structure: 5, Comedy: 5, Romance: 5

Jenny says: 5 Pops ~ Jenny’s rating breakdown: Structure: 5, Comedy: 5, Romance: 5

Krissie says: 5 Pops ~ Krissie’s rating breakdown: Structure: 5, Comedy: 5, Romance:

Blog Poll Rating: TBD

Movie Info:

Release Date: June 19, 1987 Director: Fred Schepisi Writers: Edmond Rostand (play), Steve Martin (screenplay). More info at IMDb.

Ep 22: Better Off Dead

A sweet story is smothered by its own self-indulgence, film at 11. But, hey, John Cusack falls for an adorable French girl, so that’s worth something. Get the podcast: Listen here at PopD | Go to iTunes

Story Analysis & Ratings:

Lucy says: ~ Structure: 1, Comedy: 4, Romance: 5

Jenny says: ~ Structure: 1, Comedy: 4, Romance: 5

Movie Info:

Release Date: October 11, 1985 Director: Savage Steve Holland Writer: Savage Steve Holland. More info at IMDb.

Ep 21: The Sure Thing

Gib is a free-spirt full of boyish charm and cheap beer. Allison is an uptight prude. Of COURSE they fall in love. Get the podcast: Listen here at PopD | Go to iTunes

Story Analysis & Ratings:

Lucy says: ~ Structure: 4, Comedy: 5, Romance: 5

Jenny says: ~ Structure: 3, Comedy: 5, Romance: 4

Blog Poll Rating: TBD

Movie Notes:

Release Date: March 1, 1985, Director: Rob Reiner, Writers: Steve Bloom, Jonathan Roberts. More info at IMDb.