Hugh Grant, Colin Firth, Emma Thompson, Keira Knightley, Bill Nighy, Liam Neeson, Laura Linney, Alan Rickman, Heike Makatsch, Rowan Atkinson
There are a number of story lines in this film about couples and friends that all connect with each other, some from the very beginning, some that develop along the way. This is done so effortlessly and so smoothly that you never find yourself lost or confused about who everyone is. There are some very clever juxtapositions, and subtle comparisons.
Everyone is looking for love, but sometimes it’s complicated. Some didn’t think they were looking for love; some don’t know how or where to look; some shouldn’t have been looking; and some find themselves being loved when they didn’t realise it.
Bill Nighy is excellent, as is Hugh Grant. Emma Thomson is wise, and Colin Firth makes you giggle.
What can I say – I love this movie and it’s one of my all time favourites, even though it comes around every Christmas. You need to watch it, own it, and watch it again.
Posted on 10/07/2011, in the whole rom com list, top rom coms and tagged Alan Rickman, Bill Nighy, Colin Firth, Emma Thompson, Heike Makatsch, Hugh Grant, Keira Knightley, Laura Linney, Liam Neeson, Rowan Atkinson. Bookmark the permalink. Comments Off on Love Actually.