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Why this movie is TERRIBLE...


Nah, It's not really terrible. I really liked it, especially the ending scene.

What's funny though is that after viewing this movie with my (then) girlfriend started to realize we were in a similar situation and decided to end our 3 year relationship.

Funny how things work out, huh?


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ira glass did an AmA and said that this has happened a LOT after this film released. Maybe they'll do a week about all the relationships their film ended

on my way to ignoring the entire population of imdb

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The line about staying in a relationship just because you didn't want to hurt the person hit me pretty hard. It made me re-evaluate my friendships, too.

Villains should tie people up with zip ties instead of rope.

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So basically, the bottom line is this shouldn't be watched with a significant other if you 2 don't intend to get married? Welp, there goes my plans for Thanksgiving.

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It will make you both question your relationship. But if you can openly question it and move on together, it would probably make you closer than before. If you aren't sure of your relationship, I'd go see something else.

It's still a great movie. Very few movies make me think as much as this did, especially about my own life.

Villains should tie people up with zip ties instead of rope.

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Movies are based on some truth and if it were real I believe Abbey lied to Matt to make him feel better when he asked her why she stayed with him. She stayed with him because she loved him. I find it hard to believe a woman would stay in a relationship, want to marry and have kids with him just because she didn't want to hurt him.

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totally agree. it was just a cheap lie to save face

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I got the impression that she genuinely did not want to hurt him and stayed with him secretly hoping he'd be the one to end it first. So I believe she was telling the truth.

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You find it hard to believe so therefore it's not true? Um, that is not the way it works. People get married all the time knowing it probably won't work out. People get married all the time because they don't want to be the bad guy. Seriously.

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@blanche52... Yes, that's what I wrote. That is my opinion and my truth and you don't have agree. I get marrying someone because they don't want to be the bad guy (rather sad fact actually & if it's yours I'm sorry) but to have kids with them also?? That's another level and to me signifies a flicker of love for the other.

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Dude dont feel too bad. I lived with a girl for two years. We watched the Notebook one night... she ended it the next day! Girls be cray cray. (sorry)

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That was cold blooooded - *in my Rick James/Dave Chappelle voice*

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That is certainly a sympathetic story, and I think you're being too kind to "Moulin Rouge" when you call it a crapfest. As a counterpoint to your sad tale, my bond with my girlfriend was actually strengthened by our mutual and immediate extreme hatred of that depressingly awful film.

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Today I caught a bit of RadioLab where they were interviewing a well-intentioned "peace pilgrim" that tried to walk across the country just as Mildred Norman had in 1953. After 3 days he failed and realized that, despite whatever was going on in his life, he was manufacturing the true torment himself by not taking a step back, identifying his issues, and taking action.

I think that reminds me of this movie because it took Pandamiglio/Birbiglia giving up his comforts and exposing himself to real failure to show him that the failures he felt in his comfortable home life were things he could change.

All in all, I really like this move as a nice slice of life. I oft prefer such "slow" or "plot-less" movies so long as they can hit a chord with me and this one did.

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