Romantic Spotlight on Film | Leap Year's Anna and Declan
Today, over on Silver Petticoat, I am again spotlighting a classic romantic moment. The reason for this is simple: there are simply too many (or is there such a term as "too many" when it comes to romance?) poignant, cute and darling romantic moments in cinema. This one falls into the "darling" category, and is found in one of my absolute MOST favorite contemporary romantic-comedies.
This film is, Leap Year.
I'd argue that the end scene is still, these many re-watches later, one of my favorite "proposal" scenes - maybe even one of the best among its peer group. But instead of my continued ramblings, I'll just leave a portion of said scene down below with links to read it in its entirety. Then, let me know what you think of this scene or what your favorite scene from Leap Year is.
FILM REVIEW | Leap Year (2010)
Classic Romantic Moment: Leap Year – Anna and Declan
THE FILM: Leap Year
THE PAIRING: Anna Brady (Amy Adams) and Declan O’Callahan (Matthew Goode)
THE MOMENT: “Making Plans.”
There are a lot of romantic comedies out there. Some are good for a night’s worth of laughs. Others are the kind we never tire of, no matter the clichés. For me, one of those movies is Leap Year. Cute in a more wholesome way, the plot is also darling. With 2016 being a leap year, I figured there was no better time than now to revisit on of my favorite romantic moments among the ranks of contemporary romantic comedies.
The Lead-In: Leap YearA Boston girl through and through, Anna Brady has everything; the perfect career and boyfriend. Her dream shatters a little bit when, after four years together her boyfriend gifts her with earrings rather than the shiny engagement ring she was expecting. When he leaves for a conference in Ireland, Anna learns of the Irish tradition that allows a woman to propose to her boyfriend on Leap Day. Not about to be dismissed, Anna takes charge and books a flight. Continue Reading on Silver Petticoat ➔
This "Classic Romantic Moment" article first appeared on Silver Petticoat Review.