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Wise Up

May 28, 2009

Wise Up – Aimee MannMagnolia 

I saw this floating around the internet right now, as I did some evening browsing thru my blog subscriptions. And for some reason, I had the urge to re-share this video on my blog. 

Magnolia” is not my favorite P.T. Anderson film, “There Will Be Blood” claimed that spot a year and a half ago, but this scene will always hold a special place in my heart. There is something to be said about the fact that he created a sing-a-long and montage that did not come across as cheesy. Quite the contrary, it feels potent and meaningful … it makes sadness extremely beautiful.

I remember feeling like I had grown up  or matured a little bit when watching the scene for the first time. I was probably 18 years old, and had plenty of growing up to do, but at least I finally saw that sadness and isolation could look and sound so grand. 

Enjoy.

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One Comment leave one →
  1. June 14, 2009 10:21 pm

    I’m glad you shared this video.
    Got me thinking. =)

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