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  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

    Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

    ★★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Clem: you don’t tell me things joel. I’m a open book. I tell you every damn embarrassing thing. You don’t trust me.
    Joel: constantly talking isn’t necessarily communicating.

    rewatching this movie last night truly hurt my feelings in ways that it hadn’t before. In RomComs it seems like every road block in the protagonists relationship is external (ie one is engaged) but that’s really not how it is in real life. I think Clem and Joel’s doomed romance was really…

  • Marriage Story

    Marriage Story

    ★★★★½

    I reference Socrates Symposium a lot when talking about love because I find it increasingly interesting how Aristophanes defines love, "the pursuit and desire to become whole". That as a punishment the gods split us apart, in a constant search for our other halves. I'm not sure that this is necessarily correct. Maybe i'd argue that love is a feeling between individuals that develops our own personal growth enough, until we can finally feel whole on our own.
    The beginning…