Someone told me this was a great movie, at least for a movie of which he had no expectations in the first place. I would have to agree.
What was funny for me about this movie is the way I totally accepted the “eraser” technology, even though the rest of the movie wasn’t exactly science fiction. Somehow, the premise worked though.
I felt the movie was a little like Vanilla Sky, but unlike Vanilla Sky, this movie didn’t leave me annoyed at the ending. I thought Vanilla Sky copped out at the end.
Another person told me that Eternal Sunshine of the Spottless Mind showed that people should get together and enjoy being together even if it might not work out in the end. I’m not sure I took the movie the same way. To me, it’s more about whether you’re compelled to be with someone or not. If you are, you’ll do it, no matter the consequences. And if someone is trying to convince you, you’re obviously not compelled. And if you can resist, maybe you should. Save the consequences for when you can’t resist.
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