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Old 11-23-2009, 04:59 PM   #46
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to suggest there was any agenda to brokeback mountain other than a love story is to have clearly never seen it
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Old 11-23-2009, 05:00 PM   #47
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If Brokeback Mountain had an agenda then every romance movie about a man and a woman has an agenda too . It was a love story.
I guess 'Philadelphia' was a movie about a law firm.
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no, it was about a guy with AIDS
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no, it was about a guy with AIDS
No, it was about workplace discrimination against HIV+ patients 20 years ago.
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Well it sure as fuck wasnt about a law firm
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No, it was about workplace discrimination against HIV+ patients 20 years ago.
That's what I thought it was about too
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I guess 'Philadelphia' was a movie about a law firm.
Have you seen any of these movies you talk about?
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I guess 'Philadelphia' was a movie about a law firm.
and star wars wasn't about interracial disharmony in uganda in the 1970s
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It was still about a particular guy with AIDS' plight.
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Right. And Brokeback Mountain was just a love story? There was no agenda whatever in choosing two denizens of one of the most macho professions as the subjects? I seem to recall several commentators that liked the movie suggesting that there was such an agenda and applauding this.
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Well what is it that you thought Philadelphia was about?
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Right. And Brokeback Mountain was just a love story? There was no agenda whatever in choosing two denizens of one of the most macho professions as the subjects? I seem to recall several commentators that liked the movie suggesting that there was such an agenda and applauding this.
Why say 'agenda' and not 'angle'? Its just a story. Why does there have to be ulterior motives?
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But I guess gay characters= ______agenda. Gay people exist, thus their inclusion in movies and tv shows, etc (didn't used to be included, was that an agenda?). That equals some sort of agenda?
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Why say 'agenda' and not 'angle'? Its just a story. Why does there have to be ulterior motives?
Angle. Fine. Whatever.
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Angle. Fine. Whatever.
That completely changes the context of your statement though
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