‘Romance is a not specialist subject, but when done right, there is nothing – absolutely nothing – better in cinema. Don’t ask me why but I find “The Last of the Mohicans” extraordinarily romantic. Mann explores notions of heroism, chivalry, masculinity, sacrifice and intimacy – all inside a motion picture which looks and feels at other times like a historical epic, an action adventure and a war movie.
‘The relationship between Daniel Day Lewis and Madeleine Stowe is among the most romantic that I can remember, but the real knife in the heart is between Eric Schweig and Jodhi May. Don’t even get me started on the score. I might actually cry.’
Tom Hiddleston chooses his top ten Romantic movies, whilst saying he may cry. I think it’s legit to say that every fan-girl is now dead.