Category Archives: Counterpoint
Quote : People just do the strangest things when they believe they’re entitled. But they do even stranger things when they just plain believe.
I won’t retell the story, you should read Jessica’s post first. So I will pick a couple points I really thought were good additions.
Response to the original TBBC Post on 50/50.
If you don’t like depressing films, you better limit your movie-going experience to Disney movies. Life is all about the balance of humor and pathos, and you cannot have one without the other.
Based on a true story of a 27-year old man’s struggle with a very rare form of cancer, 50/50 is a raw and honest portrayal of what’s it’s like to live through cancer treatment, and to face the very real possibility of having a finite timeline to your life expectancy — unlike the rest of us, who blithely go through our day even though we could be hit by a bus (or murdered by some wacko on Craigslist) at any moment.