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The Notebook

Featuring: Ryan Gosling, Rachel McAdams & James Garner

Format: DVD | Rating: 15 years & over

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  Love this movie

| | See all alloyd2's reviews (3)

I do love this movie, can't watch it enough times! The main actor and actress play their roles really well. I want to read the book now!

  The most beautiful love storey of all time.

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Like my title says this has got to be the most beautiful love story ever told.
Anyone who has loved another with all they're heart and soul will identify completely with this film, the characters and the chemistry the characters have. Not only are they lovers but best friends aswel... soul-mates.
Not only is the story line wonderful but the directing,acting,scenery,music ..is just magnificent. The sentiment of the film really stays with you after watching it. It doesn't make you happy..it doesn't make you sad.. it makes your heart ache.
Makes you totally believe there really is such a thing as 'true love' :)
I get a butterfly feeling in my stomach every time i even think about this film.
So if you are a hopeless romantic please please please watch this, you will not be disappointed.. just make sure you have a box of Kleenex by the side of you :-)

  SO DISAPPOINTED IN THIS RUBBISH FILM

| | See all daphne66's reviews (10)

Having read all the glowing reviews here about this movie, and being partial to a good weepy/romance if it is intelligent, well acted and believable (eg Bridges of Madison County, An Officer and a Gentleman, Terms of Endearment, Steel Magnolias, Brokeback Mountain, Ghost, Kramer Vs Kramer, to name but a few of my favourites), I had high hopes for this one.
What makes a weepy work for me are: good script, believable storyline & plot, good acting, chemistry between the lead actors, a modicum of intelligence that engages your brain while also entertaining you.
Well, the Notebook failed on all the above. I have honestly never seen such a cobbled together, un-believable load of complete tripe in my life and neither had my other half. We howled laughing at how bad it was - the hammy acting, the implausible story, the jumping from one bit to the next without any subtlety or skill, the sheer AWFULNESS of the lead actress. It was just unbelievable that someone as handsome as Ryan Gosling would stay in love with such a shreiking, irritating, immature imbecile as her character and not get shacked up with someone else.
On the plus side, James Garner was outstanding as the older Gosling character - his performance was so touching, subtle and very moving. He was the best thing in this awful film, but unfortunately you had to sit through 2 hours of woefulness until you saw him.
I would give this movie ZERO stars only play.com don't allow that.
If you have an intelligent mind, a discerning taste in films and like good acting, avoid this movie. I'm no snob - I like my low brow and my high brow equally depending on the production etc, but there is simply no excuse for how dreadfully hammy this thing was.

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  For the ladies

| | See all Richman21's reviews (9)

From the view of a man this film is not very interesting to watch but you still watch it because of the woman next to you. For any emotional woman this film will have you in tears and therefore it is are job of the man to rap her in are arms and take care of the situation. I would say this film is for females or men to buy for a woman.

  LUSH LOVE FIlm

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this is one of my favourite love film its brilliant i can watch this over and over again love it defo worth buying

  Best romantic movie

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The notebook is a beautiful romantic movie from beginning to end. Enjoyed watching it although the genre is not my favourite but would watch it again. Excellent acting!!

  So emotional...

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I've lost count of how many times i've seen this now but I still cry every single time. This film is amazing and so emotional, would definitely recommend!

  What love is all about!!!

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This film is one of my favourite's and a beautiful love story, i cried buckets!!!!!! Wonderful film

  A Film You Need To Watch

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I could watch this over and over again! I realy enjoyed it, brilliant! 5 Stars!