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  •  READER COMMENTS

    Reader comments on The Hours

    Subject: A Critic on a critique
    Date: Apr 26, 2004
    Sender: Nishanie JayamahaPrevious | Next

    I would like to comment that David Butterworth does not seem to have understaood the movie The Hours, which is very saddening. (this fact being much more depressing than the Butterworth found the movie!)

    Complicated movie, yes but then one needs to realise that life itself is complicated. Overly complicated - only for the simple minded!

    It is actualy quite amazing how the director has woven this complicated story of three women in such a manner that it is extremely effective. There is more to this movie than which meets the eye.

    And it defenitely offers us hope fo the future, for the movie constantly reminds us that though society places restrictions upon us, it is upto us to chose life instead of living a life of death.

    There is a strong underlying message on sexuality, gender stereotyping and makes us ponder on life and death and its meaning. (these points have been unfortunately overlooked by the critique.)

    I hope that in his future reviews he would be able to look at the deeper meaning of a movie or book or any form of text for that matter and not be quick to rush into conclusions.

    If any disagreements arise I would love to share my Undergradute knowledge and review with anyone who is interested.

    Thank you.





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  • bellissimo...   from Roberta, Apr 15, 2003
  • movie   from alice joh, Jul 25, 2003
  • Re: movie   from Frank, Apr 7, 2006
  • The Hours   from Girl Down The Road, Jan 21, 2004
  • Re: The Hours: The Girl Down the Road   from Nishanie Jayamaha, Apr 26, 2004
  • » A Critic on a critique «   from Nishanie Jayamaha, Apr 26, 2004
  • [no subject]   from , Jun 25, 2004
  • bla bla   from Mia, Jul 9, 2004
  • Perfeito   from Marcos, Sep 3, 2004
  • the hours   from anna, Sep 8, 2004
  • advice on grammar   from Ben, Dec 13, 2006
  • movie   from Alice joh, Feb 16, 2003
  • bellissimo...   from Roberta, Apr 15, 2003
  • movie   from alice joh, Jul 25, 2003
  • Re: movie   from Frank, Apr 7, 2006
  • The Hours   from Girl Down The Road, Jan 21, 2004
  • Re: The Hours: The Girl Down the Road   from Nishanie Jayamaha, Apr 26, 2004
  • » A Critic on a critique «   from Nishanie Jayamaha, Apr 26, 2004
  • [no subject]   from , Jun 25, 2004
  • bla bla   from Mia, Jul 9, 2004
  • Perfeito   from Marcos, Sep 3, 2004
  • the hours   from anna, Sep 8, 2004
  • advice on grammar   from Ben, Dec 13, 2006