Movie Review: About Time


About Time

So freakin' good! If you're looking for a romantic comedy that's so real and heartfelt, then you need to watch About Time pronto! Oh yeah, and there's some time travel in it. But it makes this movie so much more original and extraordinary.

First, let's begin with Domnhall Gleeson who plays Tim. This is the same redhead who played Bill Weasley in the Harry Potter films. I'm so thrilled to see him in a lead role, and one where he can show off his comedic side. He plays awkward-funny to perfection.

Rachel McAdams plays love interest Mary. She's so much different than her normal characters. Bookish, a little nerdy, and a perfect match for Tim. I LOVED the fact that Rachel McAdams was paired with a normal guy for a change. (But let's be honest, Domnhall is still pretty cute even if he's no Ryan Gosling.)

So Tim can time travel and that makes for some pretty important redos considering he has a way of being really...well, awkward. About Time reminds me of One Day, the romcom with Anne Hathway. Only About Time far outshines One Day in execution and storytelling. I was moved to tears more than once, and the sentimentality of the film is heartbreaking, beautiful and true.

Overall, this story is about love, life, and family and I'd recommend to everyone. Just don't forget to bring the tissues.

A +


At the age of 21, Tim discovers he can travel in time and change what happens and has happened in his own life. His decision to make his world a better place by getting a girlfriend turns out not to be as easy as you might think.



  1. Funny that we both have a little movie related stuff on our blogs today :) I saw the trailer once or twice when I was in the movies and despite the fact that most people don't like The Time Traveler's Wife, I loved both--the book AND the movie. Ha! I had no idea he was Bill Weasley. YES PLEASE :) Rachel McAdams is such a cute actress and always brings the feels for me. Oh, it reminded you One Day? Awesome! Even though I disliked Hathaway as the lead, I loved the concept and the movie. I really ought to read the book I got for my birthday one year:) So happy you loved it and I can't wait to see it myself and discuss :)

  2. I really liked this one, too. I went into it not knowing much but the basic premise, and that was a good thing, because I was pleasantly amused/surprised by the spin on time travel and really enjoyed it! :)

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