Romance films

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Girls Girls Girls review – Finnish friends find love, sex and figure skating
Three young women in Helsinki explore their sexuality in Alli Haapasalo’s live-wire coming-of-age tale

Peter Bradshaw

28, Sep, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Meet Cute review – charmless time travel romantic comedy
Kaley Cuoco and Pete Davidson can’t muster up enough chemistry for an increasingly annoying attempt to make an edgy romcom

Adrian Horton

21, Sep, 2022 @7:01 AM

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In From the Side review – gay rugby drama is too slow on its feet
Writer-director Matt Carter’s crowdfunded love story has an underdog spirit but a plodding script

Xan Brooks

18, Sep, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Ticket to Paradise review – Julia Roberts and George Clooney try their best as bickering divorcees
Ol Parker’s superstar vehicle ​has classic Hollywood screwball aspirations but winds up resembling a glossy corporate video

Xan Brooks

17, Sep, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Ticket to Paradise review – George Clooney and Julia Roberts go heavy on the goof
Double act have some silly fun as a couple sizzling with mutual irritation who head to Bali to sabotage their daughter’s marriage

Peter Bradshaw

14, Sep, 2022 @7:00 PM

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What’s Love Got to Do with It? review – slick Richard Curtis-esque Britcom
Toronto film festival: Shekhar Kapur returns with a solid cross-cultural attempt to recall the heyday of Working Title rom-coms

Benjamin Lee in Toronto

13, Sep, 2022 @9:42 PM

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In from the Side review – gay rugby love story looks bruisingly authentic
The setting of the London team is terrifically done, but the dull romance at the centre of Matt Carter’s film long outstays its welcome

Cath Clarke

13, Sep, 2022 @12:00 PM

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My Policeman review – Harry Styles is arrestingly awkward in stodgy gay romance
Toronto film festival: A bland lead performance is one of many faults with a melodramatic and unconvincing drama about a love triangle in the 1950s

Benjamin Lee in Toronto

12, Sep, 2022 @1:00 AM

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The Score review – Johnny Flynn-soundtracked musical heist comedy doesn’t add up
Flynn and Will Poulter play small-time crooks in Malachi Smyth’s slow-moving mishmash of song and painful banter

Nick James

11, Sep, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Bros review – Billy Eichner’s all-LGBTQ+ romantic comedy is a winner
Toronto film festival: The comedian’s glossy, Judd Apatow-produced queer comedy is incredibly funny and insightfully smart

Benjamin Lee in Toronto

10, Sep, 2022 @10:04 PM

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Identification of a Woman review – Michelangelo Antonioni’s midlife crisis of a movie
Antonioni’s 1982 film, in which a sexually restless middle-aged film-maker auditions young women, feels dated but has pleasing flourishes

Peter Bradshaw

08, Sep, 2022 @6:00 AM

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The Score review – Johnny Flynn and Will Poulter do gangland musical comedy
As two amateurish crims waiting out for a deal with more serious operators, Flynn and Poulter play soul-baring geezers who break into startling arias of longing

Cath Clarke

06, Sep, 2022 @9:00 AM

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