To celebrate the movie's release, we want to offer CC readers the chance to win some amazing prizes inspired by this classic interpretation of our favorite love story.
While I'm not typically on board for watered down period dramas, I can't deny that I'll probably be going to see this.
With devices like the eReader, Kindle and iPad 2 at our fingertips, reading is supposed to be easier than ever, despite the slow extinction of the printed (and pricey) paperback. But try walking into a bookstore for new novels – you’ll find the Best Sellers’ shelves covered in leftovers of celebrity franchises, from Conrad and Kardashian to Bieber’s biography!
So let's be real, we all cried a little bit when we found out Brad and Jen were splitting, and some of us are still
sticking pins in our Angelina Jolie voodoo dolls not over it. In fact, thanks to our obsession with celebrities, faux-lebrities and TV/movies, we often find ourselves more invested in Hollywood/fictional couples than we do in our own relationships.
When reading novels, everyone has an idea in their head. But, in light of the recent casting of Carey Mulligan as Daisy Buchanan in Baz Luhrmann's adaptation of The Great Gatsby, we've picked a celeb for each novel that would be perfect as the hero or heroine. Pick a book from the list, snuggle up with a mug of hot chocolate, and escape from the world (and the cold) for a few hours by creating your own mental movie with the help of these novels.
Romeo and Juliet probably would not have been the famous star-crossed lovers had they met at a bar instead of a balcony. We all remember the duo that defined infatuation, Juliet up on her pedestal and Romeo down on one knee. Though I hate to be the bearer of bad news, the times have changed since the days of poetic love letters and walking a girl to the front door.
[In CC's third installment of G.W.W.E (Guys We Want to Eff), we take on the beautiful and strangely eternally youthful Leonardo DiCaprio. You may know...