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Last night I went out and watched a movie called Room. It’s based on a novel of the same name.


I went into the movie know very little about it. All I knew was from the synopsis on the theatre’s website:

ROOM tells the extraordinary story of Jack (Jacob Tremblay), a spirited 5 year-old who is looked after by his loving and devoted Ma (Brie Larson). Like any good mother, Ma dedicates herself to keeping Jack happy and safe, nurturing him with warmth and love and doing typical things like playing games and telling stories. Their life, however, is anything but typical—they are trapped—confined to a windowless, 10-by-10-foot space, which Ma has euphemistically named ROOM. Ma has created a whole universe for Jack within ROOM, and she will stop at nothing to ensure that, even in this treacherous environment, Jack is able to live a complete and fulfilling life. But as Jack’s curiosity about their situation grows, and Ma’s resilience reaches its breaking point, they enact a risky plan to escape, ultimately bringing them face-to-face with what may turn out to be the scariest thing yet: the real world.

Whoa, it was such a good film. I recommend everyone go watch it. I walked out of the movie feeling sad and happy. Not many films can make me feel both of those emotions at the same time. Really good.

My question is: What is the most recent movie/tv show/game/etc. that had you walking away feeling all sorts of emotions?


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