Movie Review: THE END OF LOVE (2013)

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I think that I’ve been doing quite well with my March Movie Project. I may not post a lot in here, but you can definitely check out my movie reviews on my Letterboxd account (FOLLOW ME TOO HONEY BOO BOOS), it’s an online film journal. Anyway, I felt compelled to post my review for Mark Webber’s THE END OF LOVE in here because I highly recommend it, and I think it’s one of the saddest movies ever in recent memory.

Synopsis:  It tells the story of struggling actor, Mark (played by writer/director Mark Webber), who is forced to grapple with his inability to grow up when the mother of his two-year-old son Isaac suddenly passes away. As he kindles a relationship with a young single mother, he begins to realize that he can no longer remain in denial about the real-life consequences his choices have on Isaac.

My take on it: When I first saw the trailer, I was like “I’m gonna need a box of tissues for this”. It already felt depressing at that point, and I waited for it to come out in theatres. When I finally caught it yesterday online I was really excited. The movie itself is crossing the lines of reality and fiction when it comes to characters, Amanda Seyfried, Michael Cera, Jocelin Donahue, Aubrey Plaza and Jason Ritter all played themselves, while Shannyn Sossamon didn’t (in fact, it would have been awesome if she played herself because she is also a mother of two). The first few minutes already built up the path it would lead, and I was so drawn to the movie because the little kid is too adorable to ignore, and Mark Webber plays the character with so much torment and agony. The things that happened in this movie are very realistic, even though we sometimes don’t feel for the people living in L.A (they are humans too). Especially when his car got towed and he had to pay a big amount of money which he just got, and when his roommates kicked him off. That was so sad. Bottomline, I can’t say I enjoyed it, because that would be a wrong word. I can say I loved it, and I felt for the father and son. You should see it guys.

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Spring Music

Winter is over and we’re done with the melancholic tunes! Springtime suggests a slew of catchy, upbeat tracks to liven everyone’s days and get us into the groove as we get longer days and more time to enjoy the outdoors (did that just sound like a brochure?)  So here are some of the songs I’d like to share (these are my current favorites)

Emeli Sande- NEXT TO ME 

Justin Timberlake- MIRRORS

Best Coast- THE ONLY PLACE

fun.- SIGHT OF THE SUN

Miguel- ADORN

Stars & stripes on blue skies.

Stars & stripes on blue skies.

Spring is coming. Don’t you just feel cheery and ecstatic to get rid of the black jackets you’ve been donning all winter? It’s about time to get into bright and non-neutral outfits. This set includes:

VANS lace up shoes / FOSSIL jewelry / Acne Oahu stripe shirt / RODA Oblong scarf /SUNSPEL Polka Dot Pocket Crew T-Shirt/ Criminal Damage Men’s Grey Ish Jogger Elasticated Cuff Jeans / 1069 in Cloud White

*I know for a fact I won’t be able to afford even 2 of these pieces. Because I’m thrifty like that. I find my way around sales and bargains, and it works for me, my last shopping trip was last December. Yes. I think I was able to realize that buying new clothes often doesn’t really make sense to me anymore, that more important things are supposed to be saved for, and you could help people with the money. This year, I’m growing fond of being able to just work with what I’ve got, and mixing and matching.