What to watch on Valentines day

09 February 2022


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It’s that time of year again where we’ll be celebrating Valentine’s Day with our lovely GO family. Grab your popcorn, sit back, get comfy and relax…only on GO Stars.

The Break-Up (2006)


Not in the mood for a rom-com? If you or your recently single friends are ready for a laugh, then grab your popcorn (and margarita’s) for this one. A couple’s breakup results in a battle over their condo which results in petty arguments and hilarious spats. Starring Jennifer Aniston and Vince Vaughn, this one is sure to make you and your friends laugh the night away.

Cinderella (2015)


Want to snuggle up with your kids? Then this is the perfect film for you this Valentine’s Day! Based on the childhood story we all know and love, Cinderella (Lily James) meets a handsome stranger (Richard Madden) who is a ray of hope in her dismal world of cruelty with her evil stepmother and stepsisters. And guess what? The famous fairy godmother is played by the iconic Helena Bonham Carter!

When in Rome (2010)


Beth (played by Kristen Bell) is a young New Yorker who hasn’t found love, and isn’t particularly looking for love as she is focused on her career. One day, she decides spontaneously to travel to Rome for her sister’s wedding and meets a guy called Nick. After seeing him with another woman, she gets drunk and decided to jump into the Fountain of Love and picks up some coins. Unbeknownst to her, the legend goes that whoever picks up the coin from the Fountain of love, will make the thrower fall in love with the one who picks it up. This results in a hoard of suitors who pursue her stating that they love her – even though they’re strangers. When Beth realises what she has done, she cannot tell whether Nick (the guy she had a crush on) really likes her or whether he is still under her spell.

Long Shot (2019)


Journalist Fred Flarsky (Seth Rogan) runs into his babysitter Charlotte Field aka Charlize Theron, who happens to be preparing for US Presidency. Upon their impromptu meet-up, Charlotte finds out that Fred is a journalist and decides to employ him as her speechwriter. Even though the two are complete opposites, Fred’s humour and nostalgic presence ignites a flame in Charlotte…

Waves (2019)


A suburban African-American family living in South Florida handle loss through love, compassion and growth. Trey Edward Shults – the director noted that this story “started from a very personal, autobiographical place” through the portrayal of the tough-as-nails father figure who is relatable on so many levels.

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