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Introduction
“Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.” (Forrest Gump)
This quotation from the movie Forrest Gump pretty much sums up our lives. Our life is full of uncertainty and we will never know what will happen in the future. This uncertainty makes our life amusing as we prepare ourselves to anticipate the unknown future. Likewise, death is unpredictable but inevitable. We may try to prepare against it by trying to stay safe and healthy but no matter what it successfully grips us with its claws. The movie 50/50 depicts a character that is very young and risk averse but suffers from a life threatening illness. After his diagnosis, he is in denial and he feels he has no support.
Synopsis
50/50 is a comedy-drama film directed by Jonathan Levine and inspired by a true story of writer Will Reiser. Starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Seth Rogen, this movie is about love, friendship, survival and finding humor in unlikely places. Adam (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) is a writer for a public radio who is also a risk-averse man. He has an attractive upcoming ar…