10.17.2013

it's About Time.

this post was sponsored by Universal Pictures through their partnership with POPSUGAR. i was compensated to write a post about About Time; all opinions are my own.


we experience things in life, big and small, that we'll remember forever. sometimes it's as innocent as our first childhood pet or first kiss, or sometimes it's life-changing events such as getting married or the death of a loved one. while i've had many favorite moments in time (vacations, buying my first car, graduating), the most obvious life-changing moment in my life was having kids. and life has never been the same.

as a single mom, life gets overwhelming, and it's frustrating trying to do it all. i wonder how things might be now if i did things differently. i even catch myself thinking,
"if i could only go back in time."


but what if i did? would i get the results i was hoping for? maybe, but then i would have erased all the other ups and downs that made my family what we are today. crazy, chaotic, critical, loud, but spontaneous, supportive and loving....and i wouldn't change any of that. and that's what Tim realizes in the movie, About Time, that life's imperfections are what make
it extraordinary.


this november, the creator of Love Actually returns with his most personal and memorable film of all, About Time. About Time tells the story of a young man whose gift allows him to go back and relive any moment of his life. but instead of making every moment perfect, he learns that life and love are most extraordinary
when you embrace all of their imperfections.
on november 8, 2013, get ready to fall in love
all over again...with About Time.


about the movie:
at the age of 21, Tim Lake (Domhall Gleeson) discovers he can travel in time...
the night after another unsatisfactory new year party, Tim's father (Bill Nighy) tells his son that the men in his family have always had the ability to travel through time. Tim can't change history, but he can change what happens and has happened in his own life - so he decides to make his world a better place...by getting a girlfriend. turns out that it's not as easy as you might think.

Tim finally meets the beautiful but insecure Mary (Rachel McAdams). they fall in love, then an unfortunate time-travel incident means he's never met her at all. so they meet for the first time again...and again...but finally, after a lot of cunning time traveling, he wins her heart.

Tim then uses his power to create the perfect romantic proposal, to save his wedding from the worst best-man speeches and to save his best friend from professional disaster. but as his unusual life progresses, Tim finds out that his unique gift can't save him from the sorrows and ups and downs that affect families everywhere.

About Time is a comedy about love and time travel, which discovers that, in the end, making the most of life may not need time travel at all.

if you took a minute to reflect on your life up until this moment, would you be able to say it was perfect? do you have life-changing events that you would like to change or relive?

16 comments:

  1. Rachel McAdams {Canadian, ahem} ? I'm in!!

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  2. Wow! This movie sounds pretty awesome, romantic and honest! I totally want to check it out!
    I do have a couple of those moments and although those times were hard I always appreciate the way they changed me.

    http://love-your-ego.blogspot.de

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  3. Sounds like something I'd love watching! I LOVE Rachel McAdams! :)

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  4. it looks like a beautiful movie! awesome!
    http://www.averysweetblog.com/

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  5. this is like the first movie that interests me in months!
    love all of your smiles in the picture. <3

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  6. what an interesting concept! i sometimes do wonder if i had done things differently in the past how my life would be now. but inevitably i would've changed some of the good things too, so who knows. interesting to think about!
    -- jackie @ jade and oak

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  7. I love Rachel McAdams!!!!!! And I loved the movie Love Actually... Sounds like a great story plot and it's true, life imperfection are what makes life worth living as well!

    Ai @ Sakura Haruka

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  8. I saw the trailer for this movie months ago and really really want to see it! But I think i'll have to catch it on DVD instead, no luck going to the movies with a 1 month old in tow!

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  9. that movie sounds like something i really will love! love actually is one of my favorite movies, and i adore rachel mcadams!

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  10. i am going to a screening of this--so excited!

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  11. Now I want to go see the movie. It look super good.

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  12. Oh sounds so promising. Seriously can't wait!

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  13. Sounds like a great film to check out! I loved Love Actually, and Bill Nighy is a great actor too. :)

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  14. I wouldn't say my life was perfect but our walk of life has always been perfecting it. If it is perfect, I will be walking God's life and not my own. The 1 thing that I would like to change if I can go back in time would be getting better grades in school. I tend to slack a little when I'm in school =D

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