Two married neighbors (Maggie Cheung and Tony Leung) living in a teeming apartment building in ’60s Hong Kong draw closer after discovering their spouses are having an affair. Director Wong Kar-wai develops their bruised affinity into a swoon that’s hard to shake, scored to the silken croon of Nat King Cole.
Maybe you fell in love while watching one of these 29 Valentine’s Day movies. Or perhaps you just fell in love with Ryan Gosling. In any case, you were feeling it – and that’s the glorious thing about these films. They’re dependable. No forgetting about your anniversary, no turning up without flowers, no cheating on you with your best friend (who you also set up with another friend who you don’t speak to anymore). Too specific? No matter. Dive into these romantic movie titles – all your go-to cries, plus some foreign films and indie gems to crush on for the first time – and rekindle your affair with onscreen romance.
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