Dear John (2010)
Is Duty Enough Reason To Live A Lie?
|A romantic drama about a soldier who falls for a conservative college student while he's home on leave.|
"There's an audience for old-fashioned romance, and Dear John will please most of it. Connie Ogle, Miami Herald
Editor's NoteDirector Lasse Hallström and screenwriter Jamie Linden collaborate to adapt author Nicholas Sparks' novel about a young soldier who falls for an idealistic college girl. Savannah Curtis (Amanda Seyfried) was on spring break when she first met John Tyree (Channing Tatum), who was home on temporary leave. For the smitten soldier it was practically love at first sight. Over the course of the next seven years, when each deployment seemed more treacherous than the last, the love letters that Savannah sent to John were one of the only things that kept him going. However, those loving and heartfelt correspondences would ultimately yield consequences that neither the brave soldier nor his one true love could have ever foreseen.
Dear John - DVD Review
By: MommyBKnowsBest Blogcritics.org Reviews
Published on: 10/21/2010 5:48 PM
|Will love survive the distance in this 2010 Nicholas Sparks novel-adapted movie, Dear John? In the film, soldier John Tyree (Channing Tatum) becomes romantic with the sweetly, Southern Savannah Lynne Curtis (Amanda Seyfried)and our country's involvement in the war in Afghanastan changes their plans for love. Although I did not read Dear John the novel, I don't feel like I was in the dark or should have read the book prior. Dear John the film, in the middle of the story rather than the beginning or the end. I liked the "twist" although it took me a little while to realize it was the middle....read the full review|
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