Skip to main content

the vow | 2012

Resultat d'imatges de the vow

As I watched it for the second time, I can say that I had time to enjoy the movie but also to observe a little bit more. Leo (Channing Tatum) has a theory, we're what we remember, everything we have in our minds is what makes us as we are. The problem in this film is, what if we don't remember part of the things that made us be like we were? 

Paige (Rachel McAdams) has this problem after suffering a car accident with his husband, Leo. When she wakes up she does not remember his husband or anything that happened in the last four years of her life. She just remembers the things she did before a big impact on her life changed everything, and changed her a lot too. This is a love story about a girl that has to try to fall in love again in a world that she does not know barely anything about and about a boy that needs a girl to fall in love again with him in totally different circumstances of the ones she fell in love with him.

As not so long ago Richard Curtis made us think of time and repeating with About time, this one also makes us think about time but also about what if we go back in time and we don't remember what we did in the "future". 

Even though this has some of the ingredients to be a romantic movie made in Hollywood it also has some things, like the ending, that change a little bit this movie to good and to be more original than it could be if this changes weren't made. 

Last but not least, it has to be said that this is a romantic drama so people who don't like this kind of movies aren't going to like this one, but people who do are going to because it has something special, probably the story, originality in certain aspects... that make it a good film.

Popular posts from this blog

coco | 2017

Coco és una pel·lícula que té el seu punt de partida en la història d'una família que viu a un llogaret, en castellà "aldea" de Mèxic, Santa Cecília. Només amb el nom fictici d'aquest llogaret tenim una pista del fil conductor i l'essència del film, la música.
Així doncs, ens trobem amb una família, fabricants de sabates tots ells, que - per una raó que s'explica al principi del film - tenen vetada la música en tots els àmbits de la seva vida. Tanmateix en Miguel, el més jove de la família, és un gran fanàtic d'Ernesto de la Cruz, qui sembla ser el més gran dels cantants mexicans de tots els temps. Per aquest motiu ell vol "viure el seu moment" i esdevenir músic encara que això suposi enfrontar-se i allunyar-se de la seva família.
Durant la pel·lícula, Miguel aprendrà a veure des d'una prespectiva el significat d'estimar i a valorar la seva família i també veurà quines són les conseqüències del pensament basat en la idea de "viure el …

mamma mia! here we go again! | 2018

Ten years after... here we go again! Mamma Mia! 'cause is that kind of memory that you will recall from your summer. 
Besides from the original cast with Donna Sheridan - Meryl Streep - as the main character along with her daughter Sophie - Amanda Seyfried - in this film we have the young Donna (Lily James), Bill (Josh Dylan), Sam (Jeremy Irvine), Harry (Hugh Skinner),  Rosie (Alexa Davies), Tanya (Jessica Keenan Wynn) and Sophie's grandma (Cher). The past and the present from this characters is combined and intertwined and keep you on the edge of your seat during 2 hours. 
Normally, sequels from movies aren't as good as the first one, but in my own opinion, this film is as good as the first one mainly because of the amazing performance that Lily James - young Donna - offers us. She totally knows how to step in Meryl Streep's shoes (and that's not easy as Meryl may probably one of the best actresses ever). She has charisma and accomplishes the mission of making yo…

the guernsey literary and potato peel pie society | 2018

This film is based on the book written by Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows where every chapter is a letter written by a different character. 
Juliet Ashton (Lily James) is the main character of this lovely film that portrays the story from some citizens from Guernsey Island that became a family when the nazis occupied the island during the II World War. As they had taken away all what they loved, they started a literary club where they discussed about books and life while they refuged from the demands of the nazis. 
Juliet Ashton, a londoner who lost her parents when she was a girl, meets this literary club through a letter that Dawsey Adams, a citizen from the island, sends to her when he found out her name and address in a book from the local library that had been abandoned. Juliet that loves reading books, but also is aspiring to be a writer thinks that visting the island can be her inspiration to do so as she is curious about this literary club and its story so she asks her best fri…