TikiSoo wrote:First of all, I want to say I love Garbo both the actress and the legend. When she is on the screen, you can't look at anything else but her face, she is outstandingly beautiful. He face is perfectly proportioned and symmetrical as is her physique. I make lampshades and chandeliers using my collection of movie star photos and the star I have most photos of is Garbo.
I've owned the Garbo DVD collection for years now and it's still unopened. I actually don't care for many of her films, I don't feel they hold up very well today. Mostly, I don't care for her leading men, but generally I find the stories weak, the only exciting part of them is Garbo herself in those Adrian concoctions.
That said, I think Ninochka is the most accessible/enjoyable and Anna Christie (both versions) her best drama closely followed by Queen Christina. Most of the rest-meh. I was surprised to read a piece by Richard Schickel recently, where he shares my sentiments; the mystique and beauty of the woman is greater than her films.
(I'm ready for the flaming)
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