I saw Blue Valentine at tiff’10 and felt absolutely nothing. Perhaps it was because I hadn’t gone through my first heartbreak yet.
Today I had an itch to watch the young bits of the relationship the characters have. I stopped myself at this point because it reminded me what a fantastic musician Gosling is.
I even got to see him do this years ago at the Opera House, originally the gig was supposed to be at the Music Gallery on John Street:
He says in the film that he has to sing funny to sing well… It’s soooo true!