Trying Hard To Control My Heart

What I’m Wearing…

* Night Dance Dress by Keepsake
* DIY Petal Clutch Bagsimilar clutch here
* Oversized sunglasses by Ferragamo
* Black ankle strap sandals by Jeffrey Campbell

* Title: Madonna ‘Crazy For You’I’m crazy for you… Touch me once and you’ll know it’s true… I never wanted anyone like this… It’s all brand new, you’ll feel it in my kiss… I’m crazy for you, crazy for you

I FINALLY watched La La Land over the weekend and have to say… I was strangely saddened at the end, and I’m not sure why really. I don’t want give away any spoilers for those who haven’t seen it (so stop reading now), but I just can’t put my finger on the reason why it made me cry… especially because I was in a fine mood.

Yes, love stories are supposed to end happily, with the two leads living happily ever after -blah, blah, blah… and that I can get over, which is why I was so confused as to why I was so upset when the movie ended.

I can handle a twist, but this was just… I dunno. I was left feeling empty, and saying, that’s it? And while it was a good movie, I still am not quite sure why it was nominated so heavily last Oscar season.

Most love stories and romantic comedies and well, many movies, I’ll watch over and over again. There’s a certain comfort in watching the same movies over and over again AND I like to catch all the foreshadowing and things I missed the first time around on the next, I dunno, 5-10 views -if I really liked it, but I have to say, I probably won’t watch this movie ever again.

I hate to give something such a harsh review, because really, it was a good movie… it was visually beautiful, the actors were great, I generally LOVE movies based in LA and even typical Hollywood plot lines, but it just left such a bad taste in my mouth… and still, I’m not sure why.

If you saw it, what did you think about it? How did it make you feel? Help me understand why I ended up hating it when it was actually a good film?

Happy Monday Lovecats!

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LA native & lifestyle blogger Maegan Tintari writes daily at ...love Maegan.com sharing beauty & style secrets, including fashion DIYs, how-to nail art manicures, hair tutorials, recipes & home decorating ideas, as well as a look into her personal life, her journey & battle with infertility & recent relocation to the mountains by a lake in search of a better life with her adorable French Bulldog brothers, Trevor and Randy.

3 Comments

  • Liv

    July 31, 2017 | Reply

    Obsessed with this look from head to toe!

    Liv

    http://livforstyle.net

  • Zoe

    July 31, 2017 | Reply

    I’m the same, but think it was because we never saw the height of any emotions. Even the music didn’t really build amd I can’t really remember any if the sings which is never good for a musical! It wasn’t emotionally satisfying, happy or sad I’m my opinion. Where it felt like they were trying to make it seem realistic in the music and when it would come in to a scene, it meant for me that it all felt quite neutral througout.

    Just a few thoughts… Can you tell I hated it, too?

  • Renee

    August 3, 2017 | Reply

    I didn’t like the ending either. I felt like when she imagined the what if of them together it was weird. They didn’t work out. It didn’t feel like they would have made it if things had been different because they struggled through hard times which are always a part of life. It also felt really jarring for her to imagine having a different child. As a parent I can’t imagine dreaming of a child that wasn’t my own. Visually beautiful but I wouldn’t watch it again.

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