Why I Love The Titanic

Saturday, April 14, 2012

Have you ladies watched this recently? There's a good possibility I've seen it two or three times in the last seven days, and I'm so anxious to see it in 3D on Saturday with my sister. I know it's gotten slack for the unrealistic love story, but who cares about the skeptics. I choose to be hopelessly in love with Rose and Jack.

{Spoiler alert...}

Let's discuss the reasons I love and other important parts.


1. Leo. The heartthrob of fourth grade. My friends and I had black and white posters we xeroxed for each other and smeared with our lipstick kisses. But still, STILL, I want to be the one hand-in-hand with him, running around the Titanic on a grand adventure, energized with passion and excitement of blushing love.

2. The size of that boat blows my mind. I've never been on a cruise, or anything that large actually, and I honestly can only imagine how magical it was.


3. Her wardrobe. Lacey and Victorian and wonderful. Always regal. Rose is supposedly only 17, by the way. Wowie wow wow.

4. The scene where Jack and Rose meet under less-than-ideal circumstances and he convinces her to come back over the railing with raw, rogue charm.

5. Let's talk about that charm. Sister and I decided one of the reasons he's so desirable and perfect for Rose is because he's street smart. He knows how to hold an axe. He's prepared when the whirlpool of the ship sucks them underwater. He knows they need to stay on the boat as long as they can to decrease the time they're in the water. He knows about how cold the water is, plus or minus a few degrees. Get the idea?

6. This exchange between the lovers:
"Where to, Miss?"
"To the stars."

7. One passenger quotes scripture as the boat is sinking. "Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death," he says with his face turned upward.
And then my eyes tear up once more.


8. On the spiritual note...the brave orchestra men. They stick around. And their final song is "Nearer My God to Thee." I die a little every time they do that one.


9. Cora. She's strung here and there throughout the movie, and she and Jack have such a sweet, understated relationship. Cute.

10. This scene. Do you need me to explain further?


  1. I love this post. I saw it in 3D. It's so great.

  2. Love this movie. Definitely agree with 1 & 8. I'm hoping I can convince my husband to take me one of these days.

  3. I couldn't agree with everything you posted MORE. So obsessed.

  4. THANKYOU! Everyone keeps dogging this movie now that its out in 3d and I don't know why! I can't wait to rewatch it and all these details and scenes!

  5. i saw it for the very first time on saturday! i blogged about it today. i'm all....i'm all torn up inside. i need to go watch about a billion fanmade youtube videos of jack and rose scenes. haha. (but seriously.) also i agree about his street smarts...it is very attractive when guys just...know things. and when they can fix things.

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