I forgot how much I enjoy this one. I think it's an even better version of Forrest Gump. Dare I say, it's even profoundly beautiful. Of course, mileage will vary depending on if one can buy into the basic premise.
Fincher's commentary reveals a lot of interesting technical chatter and self-deprecating perfectionistic nit-picking, as he always does.
I think what I appreciate most is the acknowledgment of the fleeting nature of life. It's a meditation on death and loss, while also being a romance that is so easy to get swept up in. Blanchett is stunning.