Analysis Of The Movie 'Comet'

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Through the ups and downs of a strenuous six years, characters Dell and Kimberly illustrate how intimate couples act at various stages of a relationship – from the very first interaction to the very end. The movie I chose to watch is called Comet, and the basic premise is the typical boy meets girl, boy loses girl, boy chases girl, boy gets girl again, boy loses girl for good storyline we’ve all seen a thousand and one times. But nonetheless, Dell and Kim meet while she is on a date with another man and, though she snubs all of his advances, Dell somehow convinces her to ditch her date and spend the night walking around a cemetery with him. (The date(s) are taking place in a cemetery where dozens of people have gathered to watch a meteor shower …show more content…
Right away, Kimberly’s first impression of him leaves her appalled and annoyed. She has no desire whatsoever to get to know Dell at all and tunes him out when he tries to speak to her. Meanwhile, Dell, who had been so caught up in Kim’s beauty that he was frozen in the middle of the street and almost hit by a car, becomes so infatuated with her that he becomes desperate to create any excuse to be near her during the night. The primacy effect took its toll on the two in completely opposite ways: one fell into love and the other fell into …show more content…
Suddenly, she can do much better than the constant up and down Dell is offering her. This makes Kim much less dependent on their relationship than Dell, who, without Kim can barely manage to eat or shower. Dell says multiple times in the movie that he should never have dated someone more attractive than him, because she will always be able to do better and she will always be able to leave him. Because Dell was so dependent on what he had with Kim, the power always fell into her lap. The entire premise of the movie is Dell constantly chasing this Dream Girl and the girl loving him but never loving him

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