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Old 15th Jan 2006, 23:42   #28
John Self
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Default Re: Brokeback Mountain

Originally Posted by Honey
You're a hard-hearted swine, to be sure, Mr S
Not at all! - in fact because I'm such a liberal PC type, I think I wanted to like it more just because of its relatively groundbreaking subject matter for a mainstream film. But I couldn't lie to myself and pretend I liked it more than I did (which was still a great deal). Part of the problem, too, may have been that with me very much ruled by my head rather than my heart, I think I need a stronger or at least longer dose of emotional intensity for me to really respond in full, for which I suppose the best measure is to weep like a baby. It does happen, most recently I think at Finding Neverland, where the heartstring-tugging was fairly protracted. So maybe I should wait for the director's cut...
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