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East of the River (1940)

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Re: East of the River (1940)

Postby MissGoddess » March 28th, 2013, 7:53 pm

even if the movie is routine, garfield usually brings something uniquely his own to the table.
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Re: East of the River (1940)

Postby JackFavell » March 28th, 2013, 8:02 pm

That's exactly it, MissG. He can be so exciting, it doesn't really matter whether the picture is conventional or even stale.

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Re: East of the River (1940)

Postby RedRiver » March 29th, 2013, 12:54 pm

it's predictable, but there's a joy in that too.

That is absolutely true. In certain types of stories, I'd feel cheated if the expected turn of events DIDN'T happen. Should George Bailey jump in the river and drown? Should Walter and Phyllis get away with murder? I don't want to second guess Agatha Christie. Or stay a step ahead of Hitchcock. Sentimental drama, or especially comedy? Why not? This just goes to show there are all kinds of movies. Thank Heaven for that!

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Re: East of the River (1940)

Postby Rita Hayworth » March 29th, 2013, 5:59 pm

MissGoddess wrote:even if the movie is routine, garfield usually brings something uniquely his own to the table.


JackFavell wrote:That's exactly it, MissG. He can be so exciting, it doesn't really matter whether the picture is conventional or even stale.



You've both won't get an argument out of me! :)


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