07 February 2006

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If someone can explain "the wonderful message" of this movie, I'd be more than happy to hear it. It has great music, but I've never found a great message out of the movie. The last time I watched it was particularly bad, probably since a friend of mine is married to an abusive husband and is now pregnant and in a women's shelter.

But if you love someone, what's the use of wondering if he's good or bad?

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  1. You're ahead of me on this one; I can't even say I think it's got wonderful music. Russell and I tried to watch it once, got about 1/3 of the way through, skipped around a bit and decided it was crap.

    Sorry, no help here.

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  2. I have the same problem with other popular movies such as My Fair Lady, where the lead female is trained and studied and eventually "perfected" only to be totally demeaned in the process and again in the ending scene. All the pretty music and shcmaltzy romance is great, but she ends up with the abuser instead of the guy who really loves her, coy dance numbers can't make me feel good about that.

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  3. I do not like the ending of My Fair Lady. You think she has finally stood up for herself, and then you get that scene.

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