There are films that linger long after the credits roll. For the Valentine season this year, we asked celebrities what their favorite romantic movies are and why.
Alden Richards: “The Notebook” is a classic. For sure, I’m not the only one who considers it his or her favorite movie. It demonstrates how a story about true love must start and end. You can never go wrong with it.
Sophie Albert: “A Walk to Remember” has been my favorite since I was young. I don’t know why it gives me the “feels.” I just never get tired of watching it again and again. It’s my No. 1 go-to romantic movie.
Max Collins: “Moulin Rouge.” Iyak ako ng iyak dun eh. It’s my favorite because it always manages to move me. It shows that love always prevails in the end… that love is worth dying for.
Lovi Poe: My favorite romantic movie is “The Notebook.” Why? Ryan Gosling. And “La La Land.” Why? Again, Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone. I cried my heart out in “La La Land,” because it shows that there are people you can love from afar.
Jason Abalos: I’ve always found “Garden State,” starring Natalie Portman and Zach Braff, very romantic.
Migo Adecer: I’m partial to three romantic movies: The chick flick “The Notebook,” the bittersweet “Romeo and Juliet,” and “Charlie St. Cloud,” starring Zac Efron. I like the darkness of “Charlie St. Cloud,” about a guy who falls in love and loses someone important in his life. “The Notebook” is a classic. In “Romeo and Juliet,” I like the dying scene, because it shows a whole new level of loving.
Ivan Dorschner: I can love “Love, Actually” anytime, anywhere. I never thought that I would find its story of a son and his stepdad touching. Grabe, nagkasama sila sa buhay because they’re connected by the guy’s mom, tapos namatay pa. Then, they find out na hindi pala sila magkadugo. In the end, you feel that even if they aren’t related, the love that binds them is real.
Nar Cabico: Not too many people like it, but it’s “Eat, Pray, Love” for me. I like it because I can relate to the lead character’s experiences. In order to love another person, you gotta love yourself, girl!