1989. The year the Berlin Wall fell, Disney-MGM Studios opened at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, Game Boy was released by Nintendo, and, on April 14th, Say Anything . . . debuted. Cameron Crowe’s romantic tale of eternal optimist Lloyd Dobler (John Cusack) and his resolute love for classmate Diane Court (Ione Skye) remains a standout teen romance today, almost three decades after its release, and has inspired countless onscreen and real life imitations in the form of trench coat-wearing paramours expressing their love […]
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People often ask me about my most-wanted unfound locations. Currently, the one that tops my list is the mansion where this Beverly Hills, 90210 publicity photo was taken. But for several years, the locale that held that spot was the Mediterranean-style residence where Rod Tidwell (Cuba Gooding Jr.) and his wife, Marcee (Regina King), lived in the 1996 romcom Jerry Maguire. Try as I might, I just could not seem to find it. Then last June, I finally decided to call in the big guns […]
The Complete Guide to Jerry Maguire Filming Locations, which I’ve partnered up with Greg Mariotti of The Uncool to compile, continues today! In case you missed it, be sure to check out Part I here below.
Few romantic comedies appeal to both sexes. Even fewer are responsible for adding instantly recognizable catch phrases to the lexicon. And fewer still remain engaging and poignant decades after the fact. Jerry Maguire is one such film. Amazingly, the Cameron-Crowe-directed flick turns twenty today! Yes, as implausible as it may seem, Jerry Maguire first hit the big screen on December 13th, 1996. The movie has always been one of my favorites and remains just as loved in my household today as it did when it […]