Movie: About Time
Saturday, November 02, 2013
I wonder when was the last time I actually blogged about a movie, or watch a movie. I don't watch romance movies often but man, this one's really good. Finally met up with Y and caught this movie.
Couple of things
1. Rachel McAdams is really pretty when she smiles.
2. British accent is always awesome.
3. I love time travelling.
4. Love comedy is cute.
The song How Long Will I love You is stuck in my head.
Well, if you haven't seen the trailer yet, it's about a plain guy who lived in a family where all the males could time travel back in time. (not forward) He doesn't use it for good nor evil, but solely to find his true love. The storyline is rather comical in it's own little ways, and the pretty actresses definitely makes it all that much better.
I really don't want to spoil the story so I'll just write about the thoughts it left me with.
There are many points in my life when I wish that I had the ability to time travel, be it for good or evil purposes. Every time I watch/read anything related to it, my mind switches into fantasy mode. At the end of the day, my conclusion is always the same: "Man, I wish I could time travel"
But obviously, I can't. (not yet anyway)
What other choice do I have but to live in the fantasies of the other authors? For this movie, I really like the concept of time travel that they have. There are some things that are set in stone in life; things that you simply cannot change not matter how much you want them to. Of course, these things are probably regrets.
Regrets. I have some sort of a love hate relationship with it. This is going to sound masochistic but sometimes, I feel that the sadness that stems from regrets is kind of beautiful. Not for the types of regrets where the outcomes are certain, for eg. If I had locked my bicycle, it wouldn't be stolen. But for the types where you think, "Had I done otherwise, would it have made a difference?"
As much as I hate to think about what ifs, I love to think about them too. Spending time to torture my mind with made up scenarios and possibilities.
So anyway, the movie had this tactic of being happy in life.
Live each day as if you have lived them before,
and appreciate the subtleties them.
So each day you wake up to your routine life, go through the motion as if you have went through before. But don't think too much about the actions you make, and enjoy all the little things around you.
On a random note, this post was supposed to be posted last week but then I kind of got distracted half way. I can't believe that my last post was last month. Well, shall try to make up for them with some awesome posts.