Monday, February 4, 2008

Movie Review: Click

I’ve always enjoyed Adam Sandler’s movies so I looked forward to enjoying a funny movie when I put the ‘Click’ DVD into the DVD player. Guess what happened when the movie finished? I ended up crying instead of laughing! Was that so weird or what?

I told my friend that it’s such a sad movie and he retaliated by saying, ‘It’s not sad! It’s funny and well, there are some sad parts. But that’s all!’ Anyway, I cried during the scene where Michael’s (Adam Sandler) father went into the office to talk to him but Michael just ignored him and his son completely. At that time, Michael was visiting his past via his universal remote control. At Michael’s present time, his dad has already passed on and that’s why it was quite an emotional scene for me.

Well anyway, the movie’s about Michael Newman who works way too hard and frequently ignores his family. One day, he got a universal remote control for free. Beware of free stuff, I tell ya. So, with this remote control, Michael gets to skip parts of his life that he doesn’t want to be a part of. For example, when his wife is nagging or talking to him, he’ll press ‘Mute’ on the control so he wouldn’t hear anything. Or if he doesn’t want to have dinner with his family and his parents, he just clicks ‘Fast Forward’ and he finds himself in the future already without him having to actually live through the family dinner, if you know what I mean.

Hmm…it’s kind of complicated to explain this movie but you do get the general idea right? Michael’s remote control is out of this world but it’s dangerous. He depends on his remote control until he couldn’t control his life any longer. He’s brought way too far into the future. He missed his dad’s funeral. His relationship with his wife deteriorated too, as expected.

This is a good movie for people who are like workaholics. Or if you haven’t been home to visit your parents in a while. It made me realize how precious time is. Every moment spent with my family is precious. That’s something for you to think about too.


-Princess Shin- said...

I love the show click!!! Its so meaningful!!! I cried a lot too!!! Especially when he was about to die! Imagine him not having his wonderful wife with him!!! Though I kinda forgot who his wife is! Haha..

heiresschild said...

i saw this at the movies when it came out. i liked it too. funny in parts and sad in other parts.

Miss Positive said...

princess shin: I cried too when he realized that he lost his dad.

heiresschild: I agree with you. It's funny and sad at the same time.