HOLLYWOOD—Valentine’s Day can seem very blue for single people. It is extremely hard when you think you found someone to love, but then you become disappointed. You take a chance. When you open your heart you are always subjected to being hurt. Later you realize that love never fails, people do. It is a painful day for those who have loved and lost.
The heartbreak of being tossed around like a cobb salad, thrown in the trash and replaced perhaps by someone who has the IQ of 50, can leave anyone speechless. Single women certainly know how it feels to be dumped, especially before Valentine’s Day. You can’t take it personally. Usually it’s because they don’t want to splurge on expensive red roses and dinner and a fine piece of jewelry. They just don’t want the bank account to dwindle. Generally as a custom, if you have a significant other, you buy Valentine’s Day cards, flowers and chocolates, as well as having dinner and watching movies.
So if you’re single, the film “How To Be Single,” will be released on February 12, just in time for Valentine’s Day. The film stars, Dakota Johnson, Rebel Wilson, Leslie Mann, Allison Brie, Damon Wayans Jr, and many more. New York City is full of lonely hearts seeking the right match. With teasing texts and one-night stands, you’ll see the single world filled with ever-evolving definitions of love. It is a definite must-see for Valentine’s Day.
The film is directed by Christian Ditter. The movie is based on the book “How To Be Single,” by Liz Tuccillo. She’s the co-author of “He’s Just Not That Into You,” and a former story editor for “Sex and the City.” The book is about one woman’s attempts to navigate a world filled with ever-evolving definitions of love. It accurately depicts the hopes, fears, and bad dates of single woman looking for love.
Undoubtedly, having a candle-lit dinner and watching a new 2016 Valentine movie are two must-do things. Here are a few movie ideas: “Hail Caesar!” It features an A-list cast and you’ll see Channing Tatum singing and tap dancing. What’s not to love about this Coen Brothers flick. “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies,” fans of the “The Walking Dead,” will love this, anyone with weak stomachs are better off left behind. Then “Dirty Grandpa,” a must-see film starring Zac Efron and Robert DeNiro will have you in stitches. Women will love Zac Efron’s six-pack chiseled body.
So if you’re home this weekend, the Hallmark Channel has on February 13, “Be My Valentine,” “Lead With Your Heart,” “Bridal Wave,” “A Country Wedding,” “Appetite for Love,” and “Valentine Ever After,” which is a world premiere original. On Valentine’s Day, you can watch on the Hallmark Channel “Appetite for Love,” “All things Valentine,” “October Kiss,” “Harvest Moon,” and “Anything For Love,” a world premiere original. If you miss “Appetite for Love,” on Saturday you can catch it on Valentine’s Day. The TV movie is about a food-industry exec who returns to her small Tennessee hometown and must work with her ex-boyfriend. Everyone knows how difficult this is, when you break up and have to face each other in the work environment. The movie stars Taylor Cole and Andrew Walker.
Love is in the air, as ABC airs “The Bachelor at 20: A celebration of Love” which traces 20 seasons of happiness, heartbreaks and love on the road to bliss. The host Chris Harrison will officiate Jade and Tanner’s wedding with Ben Higgins and many fan favorites including Andrew Firestone among many. A special performance by Seal.
Rose’s Scoop: Donald Trump wins the Republican New Hampshire primary. While he is busy campaigning across the country, Arnold Schwrzenegger takes over as boss on “Celebrity Apprentice.” Love is in the air for Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna.