Author Topic: The "ABCs of BBM": Round 965! (Rules in first post)  (Read 2819839 times)

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"A" is attributed
« Reply #22460 on: March 08, 2012, 12:26:09 am »
icky Luzn's review of Brokeback Mountain at Cinema, Culture and Society includes the following:

"Ennis's taciturn but often violent behaviour can only be attributed to a desperate need to hide what he harbours inside. Ever since a traumatic moment in his childhood, he has learnt to hate gays, and thus himself."

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"B" is blubber
« Reply #22461 on: March 08, 2012, 08:29:34 am »
irile Ennis began to blubber after parting from Jack. 

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"C" is Cinema
« Reply #22462 on: March 08, 2012, 03:57:36 pm »
icky Luzn's review of Brokeback Mountain at Cinema, Culture and Society includes the following:

"Ennis's taciturn but often violent behaviour can only be attributed to a desperate need to hide what he harbours inside. Ever since a traumatic moment in his childhood, he has learnt to hate gays, and thus himself. Jack is the only person that can break down Ennis's guard, gently forcing Ennis's real feelings to come to the surface, which is why Ennis both loves and hates him. It is his helplessness that makes him fight Jack in desperation at several points throughout the film."


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"D" is Dean's
« Reply #22463 on: March 08, 2012, 04:21:34 pm »
icky Luzn's review of Brokeback Mountain at Cinema, Culture and Society includes the following:

"Arguably, [Ennis] is probably more realistic than Jack, as the film's tragic ending seems to confirm. However, one does wonder if that forbidden love was not worth living, even if shortly, despite the obvious risks. Certainly, Heath Ledger's performance helps flesh out the desperation that separates Jack and Ennis permanently, and I believe it can be equated to James Dean's best work. Not surprisingly, Hedger won himself a Golden Globe nomination for best actor and another one from the Screen Actors' Guild, in addition to many others."


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"E" is empathize
« Reply #22464 on: March 09, 2012, 01:18:47 am »
ery often, Brokeback audience members who felt dubious about a film showing two men in love found that they were more than ready to empathize with Ennis's and Jack's pain afterwards.
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"F" is forcing
« Reply #22465 on: March 09, 2012, 06:02:50 pm »
icky Luzn's review of Brokeback Mountain at Cinema, Culture and Society includes the following:

"Ennis's taciturn but often violent behaviour can only be attributed to a desperate need to hide what he harbours inside. Ever since a traumatic moment in his childhood, he has learnt to hate gays, and thus himself. Jack is the only person that can break down Ennis's guard, gently forcing Ennis's real feelings to come to the surface, which is why Ennis both loves and hates him. It is his helplessness that makes him fight Jack in desperation at several points throughout the film."


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"G" is goons
« Reply #22466 on: March 09, 2012, 07:04:40 pm »
irile Ennis committed mayhem on one of the foul-mouthed biker goons and threatened the other with dental work, when they wouldn't shut up.


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« Reply #22467 on: March 09, 2012, 11:35:40 pm »
ery much in a hurry to escape to the mountains with Jack, Ennis gives Alma a quick one-arm hug, kisses her on the cheek, and tells her that he'll see her "Sunday, latest."
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"I" is indulgence
« Reply #22468 on: March 10, 2012, 03:56:18 am »
ery obvious in Brokeback Mountain, is the four main characters indulgence to cigarettes.

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« Reply #22469 on: March 10, 2012, 10:56:44 am »
icky Luzn's review of Brokeback Mountain at Cinema, Culture and Society includes the following:

"Ennis's taciturn but often violent behaviour can only be attributed to a desperate need to hide what he harbours inside. Ever since a traumatic moment in his childhood, he has learnt to hate gays, and thus himself. Jack is the only person that can break down Ennis's guard, gently forcing Ennis's real feelings to come to the surface, which is why Ennis both loves and hates him. It is his helplessness that makes him fight Jack in desperation at several points throughout the film."


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