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Love in 140 characters

Goodnight Tweetheart

Goodnight Tweetheart by Teresa Medeiros is a breezy summer-afternoon read for anyone who wants to feel a little romance. Having seen “You have got mail” and read the couple of books by Daniel Glattauer – Love Virtually and Every Seventh Wave which immortalized online romances via emails, one can’t but help expect this book to be as good too. But boy, does it fail and how? There are umpteen things that are not right with this book.

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Catfish

catfish

Screened at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival, Catfish is one of the intriguing movies I have seen in recent times. The movie is about a young man and his brother and friend filming every single experience of his that started with an online romance on Facebook. Catfish is supposed to be a documentary about the consequences of Facebook in the world of romance, deception, intimacy et all. What is questionable here though is the authenticity of this supposed-true story. Nevertheless, it an interesting look at the world we live in today.
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28 Hotel Rooms

28 hotel rooms

Matt Ross’s first feature film, 28 Hotel Rooms was screened at the Sundance Festival in 2012. It is an impressive first venture starring Chris Messina and Marin Ireland that ventures into their clandestine affair over what seems like a decade, give or take a couple of years. Throughout, the protagonists remain nameless and play along the changing faces of their relationship. Based in New York, the movie shifts from one hotel room to the other focusing on maintaining dark and dull visual appeal throughout.
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