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Noah Baumbach Is Getting Older Or Something

By Gabe Delahaye / November 24, 2009 - 9:31 am

Greenberg trailer, you guys:

As we get older, we inevitably begin to reflect on what choices we’ve made in life that have brought us to that particular point. Things rarely turn out the way that we think or hope, and some of the heavy, inevitable truths of aging and the vagaries of middle-to-old age cannot be imagined or understood until they are experienced. One morning you look in the mirror and it’s your father (or your mother) staring back at you. And yet, no decision or path taken can be disentangled from any other decision or path. As we learned from the philosophical treatise Sliding Doors, you are the inextricable accumulation of an infinite number of choices leading towards one compound outcome. Or, if physicist Brian Greene is to be believed, then our existence is just one of an infinite number of mirror existences in the multi-verse, each opportunity or possibility or hair color (Sliding Doors!) being somehow expressed simultaneously in the far reaches of the universe.

Of course, some of us aren’t worried about it, because some of us pay a 15-year-old boy in the neighborhood $5-a-week to keep us up-to-date on what the kids are into these days, and that is why we’ve got two tickets to see the Justine Bieber this weekend. She’s toteee neato! Good luck regaining the meaningful path of your lives, GRANDPAS!