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Reading has been my main hobby cultivated for almost 4 decades. I read for pleasure and experience. This blog is where I pour my thoughts and feelings in that experience.

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I know this is an old movie but I'm just starting to see the movie through my iphone.
Will Hayes (Ryan Reynolds) is a 38-year-old father who is in the midst of a divorce. His 10-year-old daughter Maya (Abigail Breslin) lives with her mother but is with him twice a week. On one of these occasions she questions him about his life before marriage. After her first sex-ed class, Maya first asks and then insists on hearing the story of how her parents met and decided to get married. Will gives in, but decides to change the names and some facts, thereby creating a love mystery, with Maya guessing which of the women will be her mom. The story he tells Maya is depicted in long flashbacks. From time to time the film switches back to the present, where Maya comments and asks questions.

The story begins in 1992, where Will, a starry-eyed aspiring politician, moves away from Wisconsin and his college sweetheart, Emily (Elizabeth Banks) to New York to work on the Clinton campaign. She gives him a closed packet and asks him to give it to her friend Summer Hartley (Rachel Weisz), an aspiring journalist. In New York, he meets April (Isla Fisher), the copy girl for the campaign. Before bringing the packet to Summer, Will opens it- it is Summer's diary. Encouraged by his roommate Russell (Derek Luke), he reads it, and comes across pages describing a love affair between Emily and Summer. He visits Summer to bring the diary, and meets her roommate and sometimes-lover, her college professor, a famous writer named Hampton Roth (Kevin Kline). When Will leaves Summer kisses him, leaving Will shocked and confused.


Release Date:26 November 2009 (Australia)
1. Florists like to write obscure words on the walls behind paintings in hotels.

2. No matter where you are in Seattle, the sign from Pike’s Market is behind you.

3. Domesticated parrots long to be “released into the wild.”

4. Buying tools at Home Depot makes you get over the loss of a loved one.

5. The Space Needle now has stairs that go all the way to the top.

6. It’s okay to take a city vehicle, drive to a concert arena, park outside and take the “cherry picker” all the way up so you can see a concert for free, as long as your mom’s boyfriend Bob gives you a crash course in operating it.

7. The screenwriter should definitely wait until nearly the end of a movie before revealing the deep, dark secret the audience figured out in the first 10 minutes.

8. Dahlias in Seattle don’t bloom until fall!

9. You can bake cremation remains into chocolate chip cookies and they’ll last forever.

10. Even in a corny, predictable movie, Aaron Eckhart is still hot.

This reminds me again the reason why I'm a Jennifer Aniston fan - not because of her acting rather, the way she looks. Just another boring movie, I suppose. Not much love going on. Not much scenes that will lead them to find love or for love to actually happen.

Still, it's worth your 1.5 hours and my 2 bucks rent of the DVD.