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Old 01-03-06, 12:45 PM
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Originally Posted by awmurray
This jumped out at me. In the first post, you were trying to see if your "homophobic" friends would be OK with a gay movie with intimate scenes.

Now, you say you're going to see it by yourself. And then you say you'll see if you can get a girl to go with you. Are you afraid that you'll look gay if you don't take a girl?

Assuming you're a straight male, this seems like it could be homophobic behavior on your part.

This is a serious question and I'm not trying to start a fight... just honestly wondering.
Not to speak for PopcornTreeCt, but I read that as "My male friends won't go, I may have to end up going alone, but I'd prefer to go to movies with another person so maybe I can get a more tolerant female friend to go along with me since the male friends won't".
Old 01-03-06, 01:36 PM
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Originally Posted by mllefoo

It just screams "Made for TV after school special". This is the one your parents don't want you to watch.


That is the silliest thing I have heard about the film (from someone who hasn't seen it). It is a lot of things but it is not preachy like an After School special.
Old 01-03-06, 04:12 PM
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Anyone who has seen various episodes of "Six Feet Under", or "Will and Grace" has already seen more gay content than is on screen in this film.

One sex scene (full clothed and brief) and a couple of kissing scenes. Big deal. If anyone is *that* freaked out by these quick scenes then I suspect they may have deeper issues.

Plus, Anne Hathaway is topless! The straight sex scenes in this film are more explicit than the gay ones.
Old 01-03-06, 04:54 PM
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Originally Posted by Steve Phillips

Plus, Anne Hathaway is topless! The straight sex scenes in this film are more explicit than the gay ones.
But one thing I did notice is that the sex scenes (even with the Woman), one was always on all fours.
Old 01-03-06, 07:06 PM
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so you noticed that one of the straight sex scenes was on all fours.. good observation. That's what it was suppose to be as a sign that she was taking it up on the pooper as Heath seemed frustrated and projecting his bum loving out on her.

On the other hand the Hathaway scene was a back seat her on top.. Hey, odd how she's a cowgirl.

Oh those Hathaway boobies. good stuff.


I agree with you completely though that this was far from an after school special. It had to be one of the best films I've ever seen. As a straight male I feel in love with the story.
Old 01-03-06, 08:58 PM
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Just because I like watching guys make out doesn't make me gay...wait..what? I haven't seen it yet but when I do I plan to take multiple heterosexual males with me and I don't expect them to even consider skipping it because of any homosexual content.
Old 01-04-06, 08:10 AM
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Originally Posted by awmurray
Brokeback Mountain: Bigger, Longer and Uncut Edition?
Well, the uncut part may apply Heath since he is Australian
Old 01-04-06, 08:15 PM
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Originally Posted by Jackskeleton
projecting his bum loving out on her
Sorry, it just struck me as funny -- something you'd hear in a REALLY progressive (and probably British) psychiatrist's office....

To weigh in here: Me? Gay as a goose and loved the movie; was maybe a little disappointed that it wasn't a little more explicit -- not gay porn, just a little more touchy feely.

With that said, my 73 year old Catholic mother has expressed an interest in seeing it and I didn't discourage it, in fact, I think she'll like it. If there had been anything in the film that was "oh, mom doesn't need to see this", I would have probably discouraged her going, but I think that a person going to see the movie for the story and the cinematography (why the hell wasn't this at least 2.35:1???) and the characters and NOT for the gay sex will find it to be an honest, heartbreaking film that I really don't see as a romance necessarily. I have to assume that "Brokeback" has a double meaning in this film and it's not the meaning some want to snicker about, but that the situation and the very fabric of these four people's lives is ripped apart over the course of the story -- EXCELLENT drama. Don't miss this movie!
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Originally Posted by LiquidSky
Well, the uncut part may apply Heath since he is Australian



With that said, my 73 year old Catholic mother has expressed an interest in seeing it and I didn't discourage it, in fact, I think she'll like it.


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As a fomer Vice officer I recommend "CRUISING" with Al Pacino.

If someone wants to observe a more realistic lifestyles of gay life than "Brokebreak Mountain ".This controversial, gritty thriller features a great performance by Al Pacino as a cop undercover in New York's gay S & M underground to find a serial killer. As he infiltrates the scene, it's like he is on another planet, and he slowly comes loose from the moorings of his own reality. There is one amazing moment, on a rare, brief visit home to his wife (Karen Allen), when Pacino rolls over in bed and looks at her with blank, dead eyes which reveal more than ten minutes of dialogue ever could. A gripping examination of a man who becomes an alien in his own world, Cruising is far more than the tawdry thriller one might expect, and it deserves another look "
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Originally Posted by TracerBullet
This is a romance story between two men. If someone has a problem watching even that, then yes, they have some sort of issue.
Do I have an issue if I have no interest in watching a romance, period? Honestly, the cowboys could be supermodel-level cowgirls and I'd still have little to no interest in watching this.
Old 01-06-06, 08:39 PM
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Originally Posted by awmurray
This jumped out at me. In the first post, you were trying to see if your "homophobic" friends would be OK with a gay movie with intimate scenes.

Now, you say you're going to see it by yourself. And then you say you'll see if you can get a girl to go with you. Are you afraid that you'll look gay if you don't take a girl?

Assuming you're a straight male, this seems like it could be homophobic behavior on your part.

This is a serious question and I'm not trying to start a fight... just honestly wondering.
What violation of the law is being homophobic ?
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Do any of the gay cowboys in this movie eat pudding?
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oh god.... this is getting REALLY annoying.
Old 01-07-06, 08:37 AM
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Sounded like a pun to me. I think you're reading into it. But thats just my take I guess.

Originally Posted by awmurray
This jumped out at me. In the first post, you were trying to see if your "homophobic" friends would be OK with a gay movie with intimate scenes.

Now, you say you're going to see it by yourself. And then you say you'll see if you can get a girl to go with you. Are you afraid that you'll look gay if you don't take a girl?

Assuming you're a straight male, this seems like it could be homophobic behavior on your part.

This is a serious question and I'm not trying to start a fight... just honestly wondering.
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Originally Posted by necros
Do any of the gay cowboys in this movie eat pudding?
Yes, they eat pudding! CHOCOLATE pudding! ALL gay cowboys eat pudding! And pie, CHERRY pie -- lots and lots of CHERRY PIE!!
-notrolls- :notrolls:
Old 01-07-06, 02:39 PM
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Originally Posted by Morf
Do I have an issue if I have no interest in watching a romance, period? Honestly, the cowboys could be supermodel-level cowgirls and I'd still have little to no interest in watching this.
Nah.
Old 01-07-06, 04:54 PM
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More straight sex

Seen this, loved it. There is much more hetero sex in this movie than gay sex.
See it, it's great.
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Originally Posted by brianluvdvd
Just because someone doesn't want to watch two guys making out/having sex makes them ignorant and/or homophobic???
You are 100% correct.

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