Fangirl Confessions | The OTP Reunions we Long For and Swoon Over
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does) suggest a great many moments, emotions and possibilities. Plus, it’s both
an adjective and noun.
love. 2. of, characterized by, or
suggestive of an idealized view of reality. 3.relating to or denoting
the artistic and literary movement of Romanticism.
works well to describe someone’s outlook on life. For the purpose of today’s
post, we’re using it in its characterization that’s used as an “expression of
love.” In celebration of Valentine’s Day, I wanted to take a look at a few of
my favorite “reunion” moments from film or TV. Most of which, let’s be honest,
happen in period dramas.
truly understand the nuances of
romanticism. The ups and downs, the declarations and heartbreak. In short, the
sheer beauty of a love story is
forever and always best represented in period dramas.
love from a TV show, so naturally, they have to be considered. Because of this,
there is a vast difference that spans genres and styles. Today we look at (a
mere) seven such moments from cinema (big and small screen) and discover these
fan of the scene in the 90s adaptation, it could be I find anything a vast improvement. That said, I still love this moment. You can buy Sense
and Sensibility digitally on Amazon Video or purchase on DVD
(2005) | Through many will wonder at seeing this film adaptation on the list,
I’m not sure in admitting, it’s this version that has stolen my heart. It’s
breathtaking, beautiful and as close to cinematic “love story” perfection as
I’ve seen. You can buy Pride and Prejudice digitally on
Amazon Video or purchase on DVD
If your feelings are still
what they were last April, tell me so at once. My affections and wishes have
not changed, but one word from you will silence me forever. If, however, your
feelings have changed, I will have to tell you: you have bewitched me, body and
soul, and I love, I love, I love you. I never wish to be parted from you from
this day on.” – Mr. Darcy
long awaiting a reunion between, really, the only “ship” in this Disney
franchise. We were rewards in the final (aka fleeting) moments of ‘Dead Men Tell No Tales.’ Though for me, I’ll
admit, it wasn’t exactly what I hoped it’d
be.You can purchase or rent ‘Dead Men Tell No Tales’ on Amazon Video or buy it on Blu-ray or DVD.
Following a fight (all set in motion by Lorelai’s family), Luke appears on her
doorstep and without a word, kisses her. For these two, it was all that is
Though it’s been many (many) years now since I first watched this elegant
costume drama, it still feels as fresh today as it did then. It’s a beautiful
love story that’s perfect amidst its bittersweet imperfections. You can purchase
North and South on DVD
a million years did I think I’d like this story – even in cinematic format.
Little did I know how very much I would adore both of the recent adaptations.
Of course, I have a fondness for the most recent because it stars the supreme
talents of Lily James (Downton Abbey)
and (!!!) James Norton (Grantchester). You can rent or buy War and Peace digitally on Amazon Video or
purchase on DVD
your favorite reunion or romance scenes. Do you like any that I’ve picked? Tell
me which are among your most memorable. I’d love to chat about your favorite