After My Best Friend’s Wedding did Julia Roberts go on to discover that she’d only imagined herself in love with her best friend for a few days when she couldn’t have him, and that after the wedding all died down, she remembered why they’d been ‘just friends?’
After Kathleen sacrificed her store, did she and Joe really settle down beneath the canopy of ‘Big bad Fox Books’ and live happily ever after? Was neither tempted, in the monotony of life, to find someone new and exciting on the internet who may offer them, oh so romantically, a bouquet of newly sharpened pencils?
Did Frodo settle down and have a family and reminisce, on occasion, of that great journey which had once seemed so epic, and yet now was merely the questionably exaggerated tale of an old Hobbit?
Did the film end just in time when Will and April were reunited in Definitely Maybe, before we could see that another month would prove the relationship impossible?
The world of film seems so fantastic. Our lives are so far removed from the romantic, exciting and engaging plots of the screen… or are they?
In reality the Hollywood scripts are often not so different from our own. It’s just that our own lives carry on, after the final curtain, and we get to see what happens after the movie ends.