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Archive for Topics of the Week
« on: September 01, 2008, 04:18:04 pm »
This thread is read only to keep it clear and easy of use. The topics of each year will be listed chronologically, including consecutive number, date, name of the topic and link.
If you're interested in one of the topics, just click on its name and it will open in a new window. The TOTW discussions are not locked, no matter how old. You are welcome to take up an older discussion if you're inclined to.

If you want to give feedback on the archive, have a question or find a mistake (failing link, typos, whatever), please use the Introduction to the TOTW thread (here) or PM me.


Topics of the Week 2007



01/07)    **July 30, 2007**
Did Ennis know early on that he was in love with Jack?




02/07)     ** August 6, 2007**
Story only: Did Ennis and Jack kiss at all up at Brokeback?




03/07)    **August 13, 2007**
Did Lureen know Jack was gay?




04/07)    **August 20, 2007**
Why hadn't story Lureen ever met Jack's parents?




05/07)    **August 27, 2007**
Should Ang Lee have showed more affection between Ennis and Jack?   




06/07)    **Sept 3, 2007**
Should/could there be a sequel?




07/07)    **Sept 10, 2007**
Was Mr. Twist homophobic?




08/07)     **Sept 17, 2007**
Was Alma afraid to confront Ennis after seeing him with Jack?




09/07)    **Sept 24, 2007**
Did it seem like Jack was being responsive to Randall's flirtatiousness at the Charitiy Dance?




10/07)    **Oct 01, 2007**

What's so funny, huh?





11/07)     **Oct 15, 2007**
How will moviegoers view BBM 30 years from now?




12/07)    **Oct 22, 2007**
Is Brokeback Mountain a 'universal love story' or a 'gay love story'? 




13/07)    **Oct 29, 2007**
Did Jack and Ennis misunderstand each other's feelings on their last day on the mountain?




14/07)    **Nov 5, 2007**
Is a cigar just a cigar? -->What is your conception regarding the movie's underlying motifs, symbolism and unspoken thruths? 




15/07)    **Nov 12, 2007**
Short story or movie, which one do you prefer?




16/07)    **Nov 26, 2007**
Did 'Alma Jr. know Ennis was gay?




17/07)    **Dec 03, 2007**
Why didn't Jack offer Ennis a ride when they got down the mountain"




18/07)    **Dec 10, 2007**
Do you think classic cowboy icons like the "Marlboro Man" were prototypes for the way Ennis looks?




19/07)     **Dec 17, 2007**           
Why couldn't Jack learn to just be happy with things as they were after 20 years with Ennis?




20/07)    **Dec 24, 2007**
What present would you like to give Jack or Ennis for Christmas?




21/07)     **Dec 31, 2007**
Do you have any BBM-related New Year's resolutions?
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Re: Archive for Topics of the Week
« Reply #1 on: September 09, 2008, 09:16:06 am »
Topics of the Week 2008



01/08)    **Jan 07, 2008**
Do you think Jack was murdered or was it an accident as Lureen described to Ennis?




02/08)   **Jan 14, 2008**
Was Lureen pregnant when she met Jack?




03/08)    **Jan 21, 2008**
“There was some open space ...“ - What do you think this means?




04/08)    **Feb 11, 2008**
Finest acting moments in BBM




05/08)    **Feb 18, 2008**
What do you make of the „Maybe Texas“ scene?




06/08)    **Feb 25, 2008**
Did Ennis die on the day described in the prologue?




07/08)    **March 03, 2008**
Two effin years – Looking back




08/08)    **March 10, 2008**
What if they had lived together? Would Ennis's fears have allowed a sweet life?




09/08)    **March 17, 2008**
Were Ennis and Jack particularly bad fathers?




10/08)    **March 24, 2008**
Jack's hang-ups – or lack thereof




11/08)    **March 31, 2008**
Let's talk about postcards




12/08)    **April 07, 2008**
What do you make of the detailed nature descriptions in the short story?




13/08)   **April 14, 2008**
Brokeback Mountain – The Wyoming Death Story




14/08)  **April 21, 2008**
Containers and Containment




15/08)  **April 28, 2008**
Confetti Quiz




16/08)  **May 05, 2008**
When Did You Fall in Love with the Characters?




17/08)  **May 12, 2008**
Does this still happen to you?




18/07)  **May 19, 2008**
The lines from the (movie) trailer




19/08)  **July 15, 2008**
The TOTW Questionnaire

Follow-up: Outcome of the questionnaire




20/08)  **July 28, 2008**
Ennis rejecting people close to him




21/08)  **August 04, 2008**
Collected Brokeback Trivia




22/08)  **August 18, 2008**
Do you think they kept each others postcards?




23/08)  **August 25, 2008**
Jack, his mother and The Shirts




24/08)  **September 08, 2008**
Extras and small roles in the movie




25/08)  **September 15, 2008**
The Motel Scene – story only




26/08)  **September 29, 2008**
Symbolism of food in the movie




27/08)  **October 14, 2008**
Do you think Ennis would have asked Lureen for Jack's ashes?




28/08) **October 27, 2008**
All them things unsaid




29/08)  **November 10, 2008**
The concept of masculinity

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Re: Archive for Topics of the Week
« Reply #2 on: June 22, 2009, 05:26:54 am »
Topics of the Week 2009



01/09)  **January 26, 2009**
Jack meeting Alma – symbolism and questions (story related)




02/09)  **April 20, 2009**
Questions about Jack's last will, particularly his cremation




03/09)  **May 25, 2009**
What was the attraction?




04/09)  **June 22, 2009**
Ennis, Jack and Fatherhood




05/09)  **July 27, 2009**
Things that made you go "hunh?"




06/09)  **August 11, 2009**
What would you say to Ennis?




07/09)  **August 23, 2009**
The Brokeback Mountain Fanart Thread




08/09)  **September 14, 2009**
What would you say to Jack?
« Last Edit: September 14, 2009, 06:43:35 am by Penthesilea »