It might be difficult to imagine anyone resisting those hallowed, desperate lines—“it wasn’t over; it still isn’t over”—but apparently Hollywood men were not enthused by the prospect of depicting Noah in Nicholas Sparks’s The Notebook.
The Notebook—a Nicholas Sparks novel that became a movie that everyone slobbers over—is in development as a TV series on CW.
Chris Harrison wrote a romance novel. It took him a couple years and lots of late nights, but given that he’s spent his adult life advising sort of adults how to find love, and given that he’s divorced and has shown no real readiness to settle down again, it seems like that developing this side hustle was time…
Brace yourselves, Notebook fans: Nicholas Sparks and Cathy, his wife of 25 years, have separated.
Guys, The Notebook—and therefore the entire treacly Nicholas Sparks Sob-tainment Industry—very nearly did not happen.
Hollywood is cranking out yet another Nicholas Sparks movie (The Best of Me, for those keeping track). And I would like to take this opportunity to get something off my chest: Oh my God, I cannot stand the Nicholas Sparks Hollywood perpetual motion entertainment machine.
True love never dies and if it does, the lovebirds die together. After 62 years of marriage and two children, Don and Maxine Simpson of Bakersfield, California managed to will themselves into the hereafter together.
Ten years ago last week, The Notebook took our nation's feel-holes by storm. Nick Cassavetes's adaptation of Nicholas Sparks's novel—starring Ryan Gosling at PEAK shoulder-to-waist ratio—struck some emotional brown note of sentimentality and hunkiness and forbidden love and manipulative sentimentality, and remains the…
Such is the strength of people's love for The Notebook that these 2010 engagement photos went viral again this past month.
Hey, romantically inclined ladies and gents! Were you planning on cozying up with a box of chocolate and The Notebook this Valentine's Day? Not anymore, because here is a 10-minute video completely destroying the movie with a thousand tiny cuts. Maybe do House of Cards instead?
In early August, Harold and Ruth Knapke died on the same day, just before what would have been their 66th anniversary. If a movie along those lines hadn't already been made starring some of the most aesthetically desirable humans on the planet, some scribe in Hollywood would be furiously writing it now.
Honest Trailers tackles The Notebook, and while it's not perfectly perfect, it does capture the WTF of The Notebook's popularity. So grab a XXXXL popcorn, a trough of Diet Coke, and sit back to enjoy the Death of Feminism, starring Perfection and Rachel McAdams Apple.
David Germain of The Huffington Post calls Nicholas Sparks the "melodramatic machine." Machine's a good word, because it seems like he churns out dreck at an alarming rate. Worse, there's some kind of unspoken understanding that women like this crap.