Any discussion about classic romantic movies is bound to include a few predictable titles. But one of the most beloved of all these is The Notebook. The look of two people in love.
Nothing makes us cry like a good Nicholas Sparks film, with The Notebook and a tub of ice cream becoming a staple for any break up survival kit. There was excitement therefore when it was announced that the cult romance film would be available on Netflix this year. Well, the ending actually, with fans confused to see that the iconic final scene had been cut.
E ating, drinking, sleeping, and sex are elements of human behavior we all share. The difference with sex is that it has been deemed taboo for centuries. That moral standard has been loosening for decades now, and sex has become a more significant part of mainstream entertainment.
Hold up. Did you know that Ryan Gosling, the ultimate charmer, and the drop dead gorgeous Rachel McAdams actually didn't get along on the set of The Notebook? And that's not the only twist you didn't see coming. Also, when Noah hangs on the Ferris wheel, you can see a microphone clipped to the middle of his shirt in the back.
Today is an important day: it's the 10th anniversary of The Notebook making millions of women cry. No doubt there are a lot of reasons to celebrate this movie helloRyan Gosling! The Notebook taught me about consent.
While love scenes are often the pivotal moment of any romantic comedy, take away the music and slo-mo, and you're left with something totally impossible. That's because so many movies use your willing suspension of disbelief and the magic of editing to create sex scenes that, while believable in the moment, would absolutely not happen in real life. Here are 12 of the worst offenders.
Try is the operative word. Cecilia and Robbie— her in that green dresshe in that black tux—consummate their love for one another, pinned against a stack of books. Watch the full movie. This sex scene has no penetration or nudity.
Their story is narrated from the present day by an elderly man, portrayed by James Garnertelling the tale to a fellow nursing home resident played by Gena Rowlandswho is Cassavetes's mother. The Notebook received generally mixed reviews, but performed well at the box office and received a number of award nominations, winning eight Teen Choice Awardsa Satellite Awardand an MTV Movie Award. The film became a sleeper hit   and has gained a cult following.