May 01, 2004

Just Saw Laws of Attraction

Laws of Attraction is a very good movie and worth the money to see in theaters. As I filed out of the theater, it struck me that this movie would not have been made a few decades ago, perhaps even a few years ago. A strong male figure, not perfect but impressive, pursues the female lead. His intentions are clearly matrimonial quite early in the picture and despite the fact that both main characters are divorce attorneys he's quite persuasive in his defense of marriage, that divorce is too often where people fight the hardest when they should have been spending that energy to fight for their marriage.

But like I said, this thought occurred to me after I saw the film. It's not a heavy handed propaganda film. The leads are ably played, forming engaging characters with depth.

Posted by TMLutas at May 1, 2004 11:30 PM