With Summer right around the corner, we're gearing up for sand and sun with some of the most memorable beach moments in movies. Romantic kisses by the water, hilarious encounters on the sand — these scenes include a mix of sweet, terrifying, and hilarious moments on film. Take a look at these unforgettable beach scenes to prep for Summer break season!
Ah, Summer — a time for ice cream sundaes, days at the beach, and, for some people, Summer flings. They can be sticky, since they're somewhere between a one-night stand and a full-fledged relationship. We've broken down how to have a Summer fling and now we're bringing you dos and don'ts. Do soak it all in, don't turn into a mermaid (we'll get to that in a minute), and above all, do have fun.
Who's excited to see Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson in this week's new release, The Internship? If you answered yes, it's likely you've seen the already-classic comedy Wedding Crashers. There are so many great lines from the movie that introduced many of us to Bradley Cooper and Isla Fisher. I've got three quotes to start you out with, so read mine and then add yours to the comments!
- "I got a stage five clinger." — Jeremy
- "You shut your mouth when you're talking to me!" — Mrs. Kroeger
- "You know how they say we only use 10 percent of our brains? I think we only use 10 percent of our hearts." — John
Sure, when you're trying to be part of a different family, you're bound to run into a few hiccups. But if you're truly struggling to build relationships, then follow these simple tips to find your footing. Whether you're about to get married or you're years past the in-law introductions, take a look at these five ways to improve your relationships with your other half's parents:
Get to know them personally.
To build a strong relationship with your in-laws, you need to find a connection that goes beyond their son or daughter. Do you know about their childhoods, their pastimes, their favorites books? Learning more about your in-laws' hobbies and interests will help you identify with them in a different way.
Know your boundaries.
If you're spending all day, every day with your in-laws, then there's bound to be tension in your relationships. Although you may be tempted to say yes to every invitation and request, being so agreeable may actually hurt your connections in the end. Think quality over quantity, and know that you can say no.
Don't be afraid to communicate.
You can't expect them to read your mind. If you're not open about who you are and what you're looking for, then there's no way for them to know what kind of relationship you might prefer. Speak up if there's a problem, because sweeping it under the rug will only build resentment.
Let your guy do his thing.
At the end of the day, these are his parents, and his relationship with them has plenty of layers you'll never understand. Whether he's close to his parents or has issues with them, it's best to let him deal with those relationships on his own. You should offer to help if he asks for your input, of course, but don't assume you know best. And most importantly, remember that it's really never OK to insult someone else's family — even if it's one you married into.
Remember what works.
Consider the best times you've shared with your in-laws, and do what you can to re-create those kinds of moments again and again. Had a blast bowling with his dad? Invite him to play mini golf. Loved hunting for recipes with his mom? Offer to take a cooking class. Stick with the things that bring you together to build a stronger, more comfortable connection.
The MTV Movie Awards' best kiss honor has been awarded to film couples since 1992, and it has to be our favorite award at the show. (I mean, who could forget Ryan and Rachel's steamy onstage kiss?!) From winning costars having silly makeout sessions to real-life couples accepting their trophy with hot and heavy smooches, it's always one of the most entertaining award-show moments. So take a look back at the sweet, sexy, and giggle-worthy best kisses, along with the memorable MTV Movie Awards acceptance moments. And weigh in at the end on who you think should take home the golden popcorn at the show tonight!
The MTV Movie Awards are this Sunday, and before you tune in, revisit the list of nominations. Comedies including Ted, Pitch Perfect, and Silver Linings Playbook are up for big awards, along with more dramatic fare like Django Unchained and The Dark Knight Rises, and we've broken up all the nominations for you by movie. Click through to see all the films and what they're up for at this year's MTV Movie Awards.
We're happy to present this excerpt from one of our favorite sites, YourTango. After a long battle with cancer, the film critic, 70, passed away.
When renowned film critic Roger Ebert passed away on April 4, just one day after his 46th anniversary of reviewing films, he left a long and respected legacy of sharp and eloquent movie critiques. He also left a steadfast and admirable 20-year marriage to his wife, Chaz.
In 2010, after an already lengthy battle with cancer that ultimately robbed him of the ability to speak, Ebert told People about his loyal wife, "When I was essentially helpless, she was my tireless advocate. She's my angel." He continued, "Chaz and I have drawn so close through all of this. She's the most positive force in my life, and I am the luckiest man because of her."
Upon Ebert's death, his wife said, "I've lost the love of my life . . . We had a lovely, lovely life together, more beautiful and epic than a movie. It had its highs and the lows, but was always experienced with good humor, grace, and a deep abiding love for each other."
In memory of this cultural legend, we've compiled Ebert's thoughts on seven of our favorite romantic films.
Robert Downey Jr. turns 48 this week, and in honor of the Iron Man's birthday, we've snagged pictures from 48 of his movies. He's had quite a career and we've got all the highlights, starting all the way back in 1985 with Tuff Turf and continuing through the '80s, '90s, '00s, and now. We even grabbed a pic of him as Tony Stark in this year's highly anticipated superhero flick Iron Man 3! One thing is for sure, RDJ has one of the most varied résumés out there, so peruse the gallery and let us know which role was your favorite. And from our hearts to yours, happy birthday, Robert Downey Jr.!
Happy National Proposal Day! And if my Facebook feed is any indication, I'm not surprised. Each engagement story is unique, from the location to the ring to the level of creativity, but when is a proposal too little or too much of a good thing? Well, let's look to Hollywood for answers, because if anyone knows how to do a proposal, then it's the masterminds behind romantic comedies, right? Or no? I'll let you decide. I've rounded up 10 proposal ideas from flicks funny, sweet, and sentimental, so tell me: are these down-on-one-knee moments worthy of the real world, or just the "reel" world?
Spring Breakers expands its release this week, and true to the film's title, Selena Gomez, Ashley Benson, and Vanessa Hudgens spend the majority of the movie clad in teeny bikinis. They're just the latest actresses to model swimwear on screen, though; the movies have provided tons of opportunities to strap on sexy swimsuits. We've got all the most memorable bikini moments caught on film, including hot shots of Angelina Jolie, Cameron Diaz, Jennifer Aniston, and more.
— Additional reporting by Laura Marie Meyers