I’ve offered Valentine’s Day movie picks for the folks at Rogers Ignite before but this year they wanted something a little different. Instead of just the usual list of rom-coms, they asked me to weigh in on films to watch this February 14th — whether you love, hate or are indifferent to the occasion.
To that end, I’ve made several picks, mainly from films released in the last year or so that are just a remote command away on Rogers Ignite. Link to the full Rogers feature here.
Below are a few other suggestions. Just remember — all of these will cost about three bucks to rent. Hey, your special someone is worth it:
“Senior Moment” (2021). A retired NASA pilot has his driver’s license yanked after engaging in one street race too many. Can he still find love without wheels? William Shatner, Jean Smart and Christopher Lloyd all make this a fun ride.
“Love is Love is Love” (2019). A cast of mature favourites, including Cybill Shepherd, Rita Wilson and Roseanne Arquette, headline three stories about love, commitment and loyalty among friends.
“The End of Us” (2021). Here is one that is very today: a California couple who just broke up must still live together during the COVID-19 lockdown. Ben Coleman and Alison G. Vingiano star.
“Stratton’s Castle: Tale of Jessie Golden Heart” (2019). This tale of a forbidden love between a Scottish servant and her master stars Kirstie Pooley, Eric Roberts and Mera Mayde.
“Soulmates” (2020). A Vermont woman finds the man of her dreams and her best friend hates him. Can there be a happy ending? Mark Famiglietti, Stephanie Lynn and Alice Barrett star.
“Out of Death” (2021). Bruce Willis shot all his scenes in one day in this story about a retired forest ranger who tries to help a woman who witnesses a crime committed by a police officer.
“Old Henry” (2021). In this action western, a farmer takes in an injured man with a satchel full of cash. When a posse comes looking for the money, he must decide who to trust. Tim Blake Nelson, Stephen Dorff star.
“American Sicario” (2021). American gangster Erik Vasquez schemes to take over the Mexican underworld. Philippe A-Haddad, Danny Trejo star.
“Dangerous” (2021). An ex-con and reformed sociopath travels to a remote island and battles mercenaries as he tries to uncover the truth behind his brother’s death. Cast includes Scott Eastwood, Famke Janssen and Mel Gibson.
“The Gateway” (2021). A social worker tries to protect his client from her recently paroled, drug dealer husband looking to reclaim his stash. Shea Whigham, Olivia Munn, Frank Grillo and Bruce Dern star.