"The Lucky One" is sure to be in good company in Spark's super depressing oeuvre, but to get you mentally prepared for the tears-to-come, we thought revisiting 2004's "The Notebook" might be a nice refresher.
One hitch: I haven't seen it. (I watched "A Walk To Remember" and used a whole roll of toilet paper to attempt to dry my perma-teary eyes.) So, accompany me on the journey that no one should experience alone: Watching "The Notebook" for the first time.
(As my esteemed colleague explained "It's like 'Titanic,' but on the land." Tissues -- ready and waiting.)