It would seem that Hollywood isn't content with just rehashing and updating classic horror and science fiction movies. Apparently, not even the time-honored genre of the romance is safe from the unforgiving remake trend, as evidenced by Country Strong director Shana Feste's new version of the early eighties classic Endless Love. After the graduation ceremony, he finally works up the nerve to approach her, and his interest in her is reciprocated.
The only holdout is Jade's Father, Hugh Star Trek's Bruce Greenwood , who believes that his daughter is throwing her life away by hanging out with David. Hugh makes it obvious that he does not approve of the youngsters' relationship, but just how far will he go to break them up? Endless Love is just bad. From the very first scene, which features Alex Pettyfer philosophizing in voiceover as his character watches Jade from across a crowded grassy quad, to the last frame, which is punctuated by Gabriella Wilde chiming in with her own shallow voiceover that the viewer more than half expects to finish with the phrase "this You also have the option to opt-out of these cookies.
But opting out of some of these cookies may have an effect on your browsing experience. Necessary Always Enabled. Non-necessary Non-necessary. Star-crossed love stories, therefore, encourage us to question superficial social divisions; the aim is not just to make audiences weep but also to make them think.
These are just a handful of examples, and their seemingly random selection actually serves to prove just how long, and in how many forms, star-crossed lovers have been captivating our hearts and challenging social norms. That's not to say that this kind of love is reserved for only the most militant, thought-provoking, convention-breaking stories: recently star-crossed lovers of the supernatural variety have taken the world by storm.
Death and, with it, an insatiable hunger is the newest obstacle in the path to happy-ever-after: consider the popularity of vampiric love stories such as 'Twilight' and 'True Blood' Happy Valentine's Day, everyone! Don't spend it watching Endless Love. Like fast food, Endless Love feels engineered to satisfy in the moment without providing any sort Endless Love may well resonate with young women who dream of falling in love with a sexy bad boy, There is no point here.