Sunday, 6 October 2013

"About A Time Traveller's Wife At Midnight In Paris"

It would appear that Rachel McAdams' recent films are based on her actual real life ability to travel back in time and re-appear in the same film over and over again.

You can't actually mash these three plots together because they are identical to start with, it would be like condensing steam, diluting it with water and then adding melted ice cubes:

From Wiki, Wiki and Wiki:

2009: In the early 1970s, Henry DeTamble (Eric Bana) is in a car accident with his mother that results in her death. Henry survives by inadvertently time traveling back two weeks.

In 1991, Henry meets Clare (Rachel Mc Adams), who is overjoyed to see him although he is actually meeting her for the first time. Clare explains that she has known Henry for most of her life and that he is her best friend.

They begin a relationship, which is challenged by Henry's disorder. Falling in love, Henry and Clare eventually marry, though he actually time travels away before the ceremony and an older version of him arrives in time to step in.

2011: Gil Pender (Owen Wilson), a successful but creatively unfulfilled Hollywood screenwriter, and his fiancée, Inez (Rachel McAdams), are in Paris, vacationing with Inez's wealthy, conservative parents.

Gil is struggling to finish his first novel, centered around a man who works in a nostalgia shop, but Inez dismisses his ambition as a romantic daydream and encourages him to stick with the more lucrative screenwriting.

One night, Gil gets drunk and becomes lost in the back streets of Paris. At midnight, a 1920s Peugeot Type 176 car draws up beside him, and the passengers—dressed in 1920s clothing—urge him to join them. They go to a party for Jean Cocteau where Gil comes to realize that he has been transported back to the 1920s, an era he idolizes.

2013: At the age of 21, Tim Lake (Domhnall Gleeson) discovers he can travel in time.

After some months living in London, he meets Mary (Rachel McAdams). They seem to be attracted to each other, and outside when Tim gets to see her he falls in love. Later, Tim attempts to call Mary only to find her number is not in his phone. He realizes that by going to see his friend’s play instead of the blind date means he never met Mary.

Remembering something from the date, Tim eventually locates Mary and learns that she has a boyfriend. Tim decides to go back to the point where she met her boyfriend and ensures she never meets him and instead goes out on a date with him.