February means a lot of things to a lot of different people. For the movie industry, it means cashing in on our midmonth obsession with all things L-O-V-E. In theaters this month are two movies based on books about love taken to the extreme. The first is Endless Love, which stars Alex Pettyfer and newcomer Gabriella Wilde as star-crossed lovers David and Jade in this adaptation of the Scott Spencer novel of the same name. The lines between love and obsession become increasingly blurred as the pair pursue each other, despite the disapproval of Jade’s overprotective parents. If you'd prefer a more unambiguous, beautiful message about love, look no further than A Winter’s Tale, which is a story about using the power of love to overcome the constraints of space and time --- and even death. The movie looks devastatingly lovely, and I recommend bringing tissues and chocolates to get you through it. And if you're more in the mood to watch a movie that focuses on sibling love...and you know, vampires...look no further than Vampire Academy: Blood Sisters, based on Richelle Mead's bestselling series.
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