Sacha’s review published on Letterboxd :
This movie is what happens when you smoosh The Notebook and Dear John together. So you watch it when you want a sweeping romance, the terrible intervention of fate, and a LOVE SO OVERWHELMING IT CANNOT EXIST IN THE REAL WORLD.
Then you get distracted watching and rewatching Gosling and McAdams accept the MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss, which remains one of the hottest things to happen on live television (and makes a mockery of Pattinson and Stewart's three subsequent years of pathetic fumbling), and remember that IT DID EXIST IN THE REAL WORLD.
And then you remember that they broke up.