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    Reader comments on Charlotte Sometimes

    Subject: Charlotte in Denver
    Date: Oct 12, 2003
    Sender: JamesPrevious | Next

    I am at work on my first novel with characters that seem at times to be a perfect blend of Michael, Darcy and Lori at various times. I went to see "Charlotte" during its all-too brief one-week run in Denver. Its deliberate pacing and authentic locations reminded me of the film "What Time Is It There?" [I saw it in the same theater as "Charlotte" with only slightly fewer people in attendance (4) that day. (Granted, it was a beautiful Fall afternoon when I saw "Charlotte"). But I digress...] I can say that I have a greater tolerance for challenging films such as this than for most over-the-top mainstream Hollywood fare. I loved the characterizations, and the fact that while Darcy/Charlotte is apparently the scheming and duplicitous one, Lori is the catalyst for the plot that both of them become too entangled in to reveal. Lori accuses Justin of being a "user," then immediately gets her wish with a weekend jaunt. I think that Lori and Michael will have a chance at happiness, but that it will be a very tentative one threatened by her living perilously close to the edge because of the secret she kept that Michael uncovered and Michael never being able to fully reveal how it was that he came to know the truth about Darcy. I recalled seeing Jacqueline Kim in two guest roles within weeks of each other on "E/R" and "West Wing," but I was amazed at how different she seemed in "Charlotte" from either TV role. I remain a fan.

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