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by swerb » Sun May 30, 2010 9:49 pm
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by jack_tors » Mon May 31, 2010 12:24 am
by waborat » Mon May 31, 2010 9:10 am
by jack_tors » Mon May 31, 2010 10:01 am
waborat wrote:I felt it shoulda ended after the meeting in the park...Much more realistic...The "happy ending" (no, not THAT kind) with Autumn was too gift-wrapped...
by waborat » Mon May 31, 2010 10:48 am
jack_tors wrote:until you find that perfect girl.
by aoxo1 » Mon May 31, 2010 3:26 pm
Then again, Sarandon's character is the very embodiment of gritty neo-realism compared to Kirsten Dunst's stewardess/love interest. Dunst embodies a character type I like to call The Manic Pixie Dream Girl (see Natalie Portman in Garden State for another prime example). The Manic Pixie Dream Girl exists solely in the fevered imaginations of sensitive writer-directors to teach broodingly soulful young men to embrace life and its infinite mysteries and adventures. The Manic Pixie Dream Girl is an all-or-nothing-proposition. Audiences either want to marry her instantly (despite The Manic Pixie Dream Girl being, you know, a fictional character) or they want to commit grievous bodily harm against them and their immediate family. As for me, well, let's just say I'm not going to propose to Dunst's psychotically chipper waitress in the sky any time soon.
by jack_tors » Tue Jun 01, 2010 4:43 pm
waborat wrote:jack_tors wrote:until you find that perfect girl.Unfortunately, a high percentage of Americans will never find and/or have this fairy tale ending
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