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Brokeback Mountain

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10th February 2006 4:49  #1

Adam K Member Join Date: September 2005 Location: United States Posts: 247
Brokeback Mountain
Considering the film is so controversial, I'd like to know: what does everyone think of this film?
I just saw it like 30 minutes ago and I absolutely loved it. I thought it was quite beautiful. In contrast, my mom thought it dragged on too long (although I condradicted that with how I thought that was to make it feel like 20 years instead of 2 and a half hours) and had the wrong ending (although she doesn't count on that because she hates sad endings.). I really hope BBM wins its Oscars. Heath Ledger was magnificent, and Jake Gyllenhaal was good too.

So, what do you all think?

10th February 2006 7:59  #2

rob murray Member Join Date: November 2004 Location: United States Posts: 477
It has a very good shot at winning, I just find it funny that 2 years ago people wanted to hang Ang Lee from a pole for his work on Hulk (which I enjoyed) but now hes gods gift to film again

10th February 2006 20:08  #3

DarthElektra Member Join Date: February 2006 Location: United States Posts: 97
I liked it.

10th February 2006 20:48  #4

stanton heck Member Join Date: June 2005 Location: United States Posts: 1,098
It should win Best Picture

10th February 2006 21:01  #5

Je Ff Member Join Date: February 2005 Location: United States Posts: 438
If it wins it's only because of the controversy.  Capote deserves the win.  Nobody would be paying any attention at all to the movie if it were a traditional relationship, even if it was well acted and well made.  I hate the idea that controversy helps to win.  I haven't seen Brokeback, nor do I want to, but EVERYONE I know who's seen it has said it was okay, too depressing, and too graphic.

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